State Highway 25A between Kopu and Hikuai is expected to reopen this evening.
The road is currently closed between the intersection of State Highway 25 and State Highway 25A and the intersection of State Highway 25 and State Highway 26, due to a... Continue reading »
Acting Waikato System Manager Rob Campbell says the heavy rainfall over the Coromandel Peninsula in the past 24 hours, combined with the incoming tide, has resulted in significant flooding in the area of Hikuai Settlement Road.
State Highway 25 is... Continue reading »
The New Zealand Transport Agency wishes to advise all Coromandel Peninsula roads closed by heavy rain and strong winds this morning have since re-opened.
Director Regional Relationships Ross I’Anson says while all roads are now passable, there is... Continue reading »
At 1 pm yesterday the crew of the Westpac1 rescue helicopter were tasked by the Rescue Coordination Centre to assist with the search and rescue for four patients whose yacht had sunk off Cape Brett.
An Air Force P3 Orion 120 km north of Whangarei... Continue reading »
Waikato Regional Council staff have this morning moved about 40 freedom campers from land near the Thames airfield as floodwaters continue to rise.
About 160mm of rain has fallen overnight in parts of the catchment above the Kauaeranga River,... Continue reading »
An intensifying low-pressure system approaching from the northwest is expected to deliver heavy rain and strong winds to large parts of the North Island in the first half of this week.
“Northland will be the first to feel the brunt of this weather... Continue reading »
MetService forecasted changeable weather this past week. There were a few fronts which brought severe weather to start the school holidays, the west to southwest wind regime brought cold temperatures, snow to 300 metres, thunderstorms with hail and... Continue reading »
MetService is forecasting that a cold front will move up the country over the weekend, with more changeable Spring weather expected for the second week of the school holidays.
MetService Meteorologist April Clark says, “As southerlies gradually turn... Continue reading »
A Strong Wind Watch is in place for Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty west of Papamoa, Waikato, Waitomo and Taranaki north of the mountain.
Southwest winds may approach severe gale in exposed places for 8 hours from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm Wednesday. Continue reading »
Cold winds, periods of rain, hail, and inland snow over the South Island are on the cards for New Zealand during the first half of this week.The Desert Road in the North Island is also likely to see some snow on Tuesday and late Wednesday.
“This... Continue reading »
A $100,000 project to reduce the impact of flooding in Kaiaua township will begin as soon as the winter weather clears and the ground dries out.
Following the storm event that hit the Kaiaua Coast in January 2018, the Council has been working with... Continue reading »
After a week of settled weather over Aotearoa we head into the start of this week with a change to more Spring-like conditions.
MetService meteorologist Andy Best comments, “An active cold front moving up the South Island today is forecast to... Continue reading »
After a commendable effort from Higgins the slip site on SH25 just south of Cemetery Rd, Kuaotunu re-opened to light traffic under stop/go control from 5:30pm yesterday. Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling Coromandel roads this... Continue reading »
Following yesterday's weather bomb Thames Coromandel council roads are now open with Blackjack Road, in the Kuaotunu Village open, but restricted to one lane in places as there are slips. Contractors are on site today working to restore it to... Continue reading »
Most of the Coromandel district's roads will now be open, except for Blackjack Road, Kuaotunu as there have been multiple slips.
State highway 25 remains closed due to slips near to Cemetery Rd Kuaotunu.
TCDC says there may still be minor slips... Continue reading »
NZ Transport Agency Waikato System Manager Karen Boyt says the Coromandel Peninsula, particularly the eastern side had over 200mm of rain fall last night and the worst hit communities of Whitianga, Hikuai and Kuaotuna are currently isolated.
“Our... Continue reading »
A number of roads around the Coromandel are closed this morning after a night of intense rain and motorists are advised to avoid travel, with heavy rain expected to continue until midday.
Approximately 218mm of rain fell across the district... Continue reading »
A Metservice Severe Weather Watch is in place for the Coromandel Peninsula.
The heaviest rain falls are expected around the Coromandel Peninsula from 4.00 pm today, Monday 9 September until 11 am tomorrow, Tuesday 10 September.
MetService expects... Continue reading »
A launch has broken free from its mooring and has ended up on Buffalo Beach, Whitianga, near the Buffalo memorial area and rock wall.
At this stage a salvage company, Waikato Regional Council's harbourmaster, police and TCDC staff are helping... Continue reading »
Posted 2 September 2019
by Gold FM
in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand
MetService meteorologist April Clark warns: “New Zealand will say goodbye to the calm weather we experienced over the weekend as a subtropical low to the northwest will spread rain over the country as the we head into the first week of Spring.”... Continue reading »