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Weather Update

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 14 April 2017

Summary:

Conditions have eased overnight. Please take care if driving., so it is not expected further updates will be needed.

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Heavy rain forecast from this afternoon

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 11 April 2017

Summary:

Metservice have issued a severe weather warning for our region for heavy rain.

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Getting ready for Cyclone Debbie’s last lash

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 4 April 2017

Summary:

To prepare for the final lash of Cyclone Debbie’s tail, Nelson and Tasman residents are advised to take a few practical precautions to ensure we cope with the rain and wind.

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Severe weather warning - strong winds, possible heavy rain

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 4 April 2017

Summary:

A severe weather warning has been issued for our region. Note that this is a developing forecast and there is the possibility the region will also receive heavy rain. Please stay up to date with the forecast.
 
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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING ISSUED BY MetService AT 9:46am 04-Apr-17
  • Severe southeast gales gusting 120 km/h are expected during Wednesday morning and afternoon.
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Severe Weather Warning: Heavy Rain Forecast

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 10 March 2017

Summary:

A low over the Tasman Sea extends a slow-moving trough over northern New Zealand. Periods of heavy rain continue to affect the north of the North Island and northwest Nelson through to Saturday, with heavy thundery falls. Through into early Saturday, 130mm may accumulate in Northland on top of what has already fallen, especially in the east.

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Golden Bay bears brunt of overnight storm

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 22 January 2017

Summary:

Strong wind and heavy rain overnight brought rivers in the Takaka Valley to high levels.  Over a 5-hour period, 153mm of rain fell in the Waingaro Valley, with 41.3mm falling in one hour. 

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Severe weather warning: heavy rain expected Saturday

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 20 January 2017

Summary:

Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for the ranges of northwest Nelson, Golden Bay and the Richmond Ranges. This front moves through on Saturday afternoon.

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Heavy rain expected, high winds possible

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 17 January 2017

Summary:

Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for the ranges of northwest Nelson, during Wednesday night.

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Community Awareness Meetings

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 12 December 2016

Summary:

The Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Management group is holding a number of public meetings throughout the District over the next couple of weeks starting with Motueka tomorrow night.

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National Advisory: Potential Tsunami Threat CANCELLED

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 9 December 2016

Summary:

No:  2 Issued 08:25 9 December 2017

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has cancelled the Tsunami Potential Threat advisory issued earlier this morning.

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