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Severe Weather Warning for parts of the Nelson Tasman region

9:30am, 3 August 2015

Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for parts of the Nelson Tasman region.

A copy of the key information is below.

Please stay up to date with forecasts at the MetService website http://www.metservice.com

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Subject: SEVERE WEATHER WARNING.; Ref: OMS02-24154

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING.

ISSUED BY MetService AT 8:39pm 02-Aug-2015 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST IN: Westland, Buller, Canterbury, Nelson

HEAVY RAIN FOR THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, INCLUDING PARTS OF NELSON AND THE HEADWATERS OF THE CANTERBURY LAKES AND RIVERS.

AREA/S AFFECTED: WESTERN NELSON, INCLUDING NELSON LAKES NATIONAL PARK

FORECAST:

Northwesterly rain is expected to become heavy about the ranges during Monday morning then ease about midday Tuesday. In the 27 hours from 9am Monday to midday Tuesday expect 200 to 250mm to accumulate about the northwest Nelson Ranges (Kahurangi), with 100 to 150mm about the ranges of Nelson Lakes, and 70 to 100mm about remaining parts of western Nelson. Peak intensities 15 to 20mm per hour about the ranges Tuesday morning.

FREEZING LEVEL: About 2500 metres.

(Full forecast at http://www.metservice.com)

Heavy Rain Weather Warning 14 July 2015

9:51am, 14 July 2015

Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for our region – a copy of the key information is below. People in this area are advised to watch for rapidly rising rivers and streams, slips and surface flooding. View the latest forecasts on the MetService website.…

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Heavy Rain Warning - Lifted 19 June 2015

9:27am, 19 June 2015

Heavy rain warnings have been lifted Heavy rain warnings have been lifted for the Nelson Ranges, including the Richmond and Bryant Ranges.…

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