Wet and wild weekend for most of New Zealand

Few places in New Zealand managed to escape the wild weather this weekend,as a complex low-pressure system moved slowly onto the country from the Tasman Sea. This system was very active due to support from strong upper level winds (jet-stream), which brought rain to most regions,thunderstorms to western parts of northern and central New Zealand,... Continue Reading →

Heavy Rain warning watch for Taranaki Region

MetService have issued a heavy watch warning for the Taranaki region and advise periods of heavy rain with thunderstorms are possible from Sunday onwards. A broad trough continues to move eastwards across central New Zealand. On its northern flank, a moist northwest flow continues to bring rain and squally thunderstorms to many central and northern... Continue Reading →

Heavy rainfall in Taranaki is over… For now

Taranaki Civil Defense issued a weather warning for Taranaki on Monday morning, and they weren't wrong. Between 100-160mm of rain was expected between 9am and 6pm. The South Taranaki District Council were seen around Hawera unplugging blocked drains and dealing with the flooding caused. A severe weather warning has been issued by Metservice for Mt... Continue Reading →

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