Heavy Rain Forecast from this afternoon

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 11 April 2017

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

Rivers may rise rapidly and surface flooding can make driving conditions hazardous.

Stay up to date with the latest forecasts at http://www.metservice.com

 

NORTHWEST NELSON FORECAST:

Rain is expected to become heavy this afternoon.

In the 18 hours from 4pm Tuesday 150 to 200mm is forecast to accumulate.

Maximum rainfall rates 25mm per hour.

RICHMOND AND BRYANT RANGES AND MARLBOROUGH SOUNDS FORECAST:

Rain is expected to become heavy this evening.

In the 18 hours from 8pm Tuesday 80 to 110mm is forecast to accumulate.

Maximum rainfall rates 25mm per hour.

 

The next severe weather warning will be issued at or before 9:00pm Tuesday 11-Apr-2017

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