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24 Jan 2021 10:17
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    Heavy snow is continuing to cause disruption to roads across the country

    Heavy snow is continuing to cause disruption to roads across the country


    The Desert Road is closed -- with MetService forecasting two to four centimetres of snow above 600 metres between 2am and midday today.

    The main detour road -- State Highway 49 between Tohanga Junction and Waiouru --- is also closed due to snow.

    The only remaining diversion -- State Highway 4 -- has also been closed after a a truck rolled south of Raetihi, blocking the road.

    The Taihape to Napier Road is closed -- and roads on Canterbury's Banks Peninsula are only open to four wheel drives.

    Snow is also forecast for the Remutaka Hill Road and eastern parts of Lewis Pass Road.

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