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NZ Severe Weather Warnings
SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued by MetService at 9:44 am Monday 06-Jul-2020
Heavy rain for Southland and eastern Otago. Severe gales possible for the Tararua District and southern Hawkes Bay
A low is forecast to develop east of Otago today, directing a southerly flow and rain onto Southland and eastern Otago. The low should move away to the east on Tuesday morning and the rain should ease. Heavy Rain Watches remain in force for Southland and eastern Otago.
Meanwhile, a trough is forecast to move eastwards across the North Island on Tuesday, and westerlies should become strong in many places. A Strong Wind Watch is now in force for the Tararua District and Hawkes Bay south of Napier.
People are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts in case any Watches are upgraded to Warnings, or further areas are added.
Note, many warnings and watches have now been lifted, please see details below.
WARNINGS NO LONGER IN FORCE
Heavy rain warning lifted for: Nelson Ranges west of Motueka
Strong wind warning lifted for: Auckland, excluding Great Barrier Island
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