Milford Rd closes due to avalanche risk

The road to Milford Sound (SH94) has closed for the night due to avalanche fears. 

Snow is being forecast for the area overnight, prompting NZTA to close the road until tomorrow (Sunday) morning at the earliest. 

The road is closed between East Gate (Hollyford) and West Gate (Chasm). 

Further snow is forecast for the Homer Tunnel area through to Sunday night. 

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