Severe Weather Watch Get File

Severe Weather Watch

Valid Till :

Issued at 8:15pm Sunday 17 Nov 2019

Heavy rain for central New Zealand and Westland

A series of fronts are expected to move across southern and central New Zealand from the west tonight (Sunday) and during Monday, bringing periods of heavy rain.

The largest accumulations are expected about the Tararua Range, where a Heavy Rain Warning remains in force until late tonight (Sunday).

A Heavy Rain Watch will be maintained for Mount Taranaki and the ranges of Westland, but the Heavy Rain Watch for Horowhenua and the Kapiti Coast has now been lifted.

People in these areas are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts and warnings.

Heavy Rain Watch

Area: Mount Taranaki
Valid: 3 hours from 8:00pm to 11:00pm Sunday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Area: Ranges of Westland
Valid: 7 hours from 11:00pm Sunday to 6:00am Monday
Forecast: A brief period of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Warnings no longer in force

Heavy Rain Watch lifted for : Kapiti-Horowhenua: Rainfall amounts are no longer expected to approach warning criteria and the watch is lifted.

An update for severe weather will be issued by 10:00am Monday 18 Nov 2019.

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