Wet weekend ahead for Coromandel & Western Bay of Plenty
A heavy rainfall warning is in force for Coromandel Peninsula and western Bay of Plenty.
A front is forecast to move over the upper North Island on Saturday, preceded by heavy rain and easterly gales. The heaviest falls are expected about the Coromandel Peninsula and Western Bay of Plenty.
Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.