Severe Weather Watch Get File

Severe Weather Watch


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A period of heavy rain and severe northwest gales for parts of central and southern New Zealand

A front moves northeast across southern and central New Zealand today and tomorrow, preceded by a humid northwest flow. This front is expected to bring heavy rain to the west of the South Island and lower North Island, and strong to gale northwesterlies to the east of the South Island and lower North Island.

Watches and Warnings for heavy rain and severe gales are in force.

Please stay up to date with latest forecasts as some areas may be upgraded to orange warnings or more regions could be added.

Heavy Rain Watch

Area: The Grey District

Period: 7hrs from 3pm - 10pm Sat, 24 Feb

Forecast: A period of heavy rain with possible thunderstorms, and amounts may approach warning criteria, especially about the ranges.

Strong Wind Watch

Area: Wellington and Wairarapa from about Greytown southwards

Period: 8hrs from 7pm Sat, 24 Feb - 3am Sun, 25 Feb

Forecast: Northwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places, including the Remutaka Hill Road.

Area: Canterbury High Country

Period: 11hrs from 11am - 10pm Sat, 24 Feb

Forecast: Northwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places.

Issued: 9:34am Sat, 24 Feb
Next update: 9pm Sat, 24 Feb

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