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27 Jun 2022 4:37
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    The head of Gisborne's civil defence has warned residents near East Cape to prepare to be cut off by flooding next week

    The head of Gisborne's civil defence has warned residents near East Cape to prepare to be cut off by flooding next week


    The MetService says a low-pressure system moving over the east coast of the North Island from Monday could bring significant rainfall.

    Tairawhiti Civil Defence emergency manager Ben Green has warned residents living in the East Cape area to prepare to be cut off by the deluge.

    He says locals should be stocking up on supplies this weekend in case flooding closes roads.

    Mr Green says it's not clear what impact there will be, but locals have been alerted.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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