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NZ Severe Weather Warnings
SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued by MetService at 8:48 pm Tuesday 14-Jul-2020
Heavy rain and easterly gales for the upper North Island.
An active front, associated with a deepening low over the Tasman Sea, is forecast to move southwards across the North Island later on Wednesday and during Thursday, delivering a period of heavy rain and possible severe gale easterlies to some places.
People are advised to stay up to date with the latest forecasts and warnings in case any changes are made, or further areas are added.
HEAVY RAIN WARNING - ORANGE
Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.
Area: Northland, mainly about the eastern hills.
Valid: 17 hours from 1:00 pm Wednesday to 6:00 am Thursday
Forecast: Expect 70 to 100 mm of rain. Peak rates of 10 to 20 mm/h expected from Wednesday evening, with possible localised downpours of 25 to 35mm/h.
An update for severe weather will be issued by: 10:00 am Wednesday 15-Jul-2020
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