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Severe Weather Warning Issued - 16 September

12:00am, 16 September 2016

Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for the ranges of northwest Nelson including Kahurangi National Park and the Richmond and Bryant Ranges.

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

AREA/S AFFECTED: RANGES OF NORTHWEST NELSON INCLUDING KAHURANGI NATIONAL PARK

FORECAST:

Rain is expected to continue today and overnight. In the 21 hours from 9am Friday to 6am Saturday, 120 to 160mm is likely to accumulate. Maximum rainfall intensities of 15 to 20mm/hr.

FREEZING LEVEL: About 2700 metres.

AREA/S AFFECTED: RICHMOND AND BRYANT RANGES, ALSO THE MARLBOROUGH SOUNDS

FORECAST:

Rain has set in this morning, and occasional heavy falls are likely today and overnight. In the 21 hours from 9am Friday to 6am Saturday, expect 80 to 100mm of rain to accumulate. Peak intensities of 15mm/hr.

FREEZING LEVEL: 2800 metres.

National tsunami warning cancelled for North Island Areas

8:35am, 2 September 2016

There is no tsunami threat for our region. The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has cancelled the tsunami marine and beach threat warning in place for the North Coast Regions of the North Island of New Zealand. Based on all available data, the greatest tsunami activity has now passed.…

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No tsunami threat for our region

7:28am, 2 September 2016

The Group Emergency Operations Centre is monitoring the event. The Nelson Tasman region is NOT currently in the area covered by the tsunami alert.   Please stayed tuned to media for information.…

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