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    Home > Weather > Severe Weather

    NZ Severe Weather Warnings

    Issued by MetService at 8:55 am Tuesday 17-Apr-2018
    Severe gale northwesterlies about Canterbury easing. Heavy rain about Westland
    and Fiordland has eased.
    An active front over the north of the South Island is moving northeast. The
    heavy rain that the front brought to Fiordland and Westland has now eased and
    the rainfall warnings are lifted. Severe gale northwesterlies over Canterbury
    associated with the front have also eased in most places and the wind warning is
    lifted. Some places in North Canterbury may see one or two gusts near 120 km/h
    over the next couple of hours but the threat of widespread severe gales has


    Heavy rain warning lifted for: Westland south of OtiraHeavy rain warning lifted
    for: Fiordland north of Doubtful Sound.Strong wind warning lifted for:
    Canterbury High Country: A few exposed places in North Canterbury may still have
    gusts around 120 km/h for the next hour or two, but the threat of widespread
    severe gale winds has passed.
    No further severe weather warnings will be issued
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