Posted by on 22/05/2015
A subtropical low lying over the Tasman Sea is expected to pass over the upper North Island and East Cape tomorrow bringing with it a period of heavy rain and strong easterly winds.
The heaviest falls are expected about Northland, Coromandel Peninsula and East Cape, where 70 to 100mm is likely to accumulate over a 12 hour period.
Heavy downpours are expected to affect Coromandel from early Saturday morning and into the afternoon.
People in the affected areas are advised that rivers and streams may rise rapidly, and surface flooding is possible in locally heavy downpours.
If you have to travel, drive to the conditions!
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