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MetService issues heavy rain warning

MetService issues heavy rain warning

Posted July 15, 2020
Weather

Media Release: MetService

MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for the Northland and Coromandel regions for 24 hours from 11:00 pm Wednesday to 11:00 pm Thursday.

Expect 100 to 120 mm of rain to accumulate.

Peak rates of 10 to 25 mm/h expected during Thursday morning.

Easterly winds may approach severe gale at times.

Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly.

Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.