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0950 Nelson Region Earthquake Update

Posted by on 14 November 2016

Summary:

An update following this morning’s earthquake.

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0615 Hanmer Earthquake Update – Tsunami Threat to Tasman And Golden Bays

Posted by on 14 November 2016

Summary:

Tsunami threat downgraded

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has revised the tsunami warning down to marine and beach threat for Tasman and Golden Bays/Marlborough Sounds. 

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14 November Hanmer Earthquake Update - Tsunami Threat Downgraded

Posted by on 14 November 2016

Summary:

Tsunami Threat Downgraded - 0545 14 November

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has revised the tsunami warning down to marine and beach threat for the East Coast of New Zealand, from East Cape to Southland, and also the Kapiti Coast and Tasman and Golden Bays/Marlborough Sounds.

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0415 Hanmer Earthquake Update – Tsunami Threat to Tasman And Golden Bays

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 14 November 2016

Summary:

The Ministry of Civil Defence Emergency Management has advised the Nelson Tasman region will likely experience a tsunami at marine and land level.

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Earthquake update 2 - 14 November

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 14 November 2016

Summary:

The Emergency Operations Centre has been monitoring the situation and there is nothing further to report at this stage.

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Earthquake update 1 - 14 November

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil defence on 14 November 2016

Summary:

The Emergency Operations Centre has been activated as a precaution, we are in in touch with emergency services.

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Severe Weather Warning Issued 13 November - Heavy Rain and Wind

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 13 November 2016

Summary:

Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for the Northwest area 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
 
These sites are also useful:
 
SEVERE WEATHER WARNING.
ISSUED BY MetService AT 10:50am 13-Nov-2016 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST IN: Nelson, Buller, Westland, Wairarapa, Wellington, Marlborough
 
HEAVY RAIN FOR WEST OF SOUTH ISLAND FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON AND SEVERE GALES FROM MONDAY EVENING FOR WELLINGTON MARLBOROUGH AND WAIRARAPA A front is expected to cross the South Island late Monday and early Tuesday preceded by heavy thundery rain and northerly gales. The heaviest falls are expected over the ranges of Westland, Buller and northwest Nelson where 150 to 200 mm could fall from Monday afternoon through to Tuesday morning.
People are advised to watch out for rapidly rising streams and rivers, slips, and surface flooding.
Severe gale north to northwest winds are forecast to develop in exposed parts of Wellington, Wairarapa and Marlborough Monday evening then ease on Tuesday. Winds of this strength could lift roofs and damage trees and cause hazardous driving conditions.
 
HEAVY RAIN WARNING
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AREA/S AFFECTED: WESTLAND, BULLER AND NORTHWEST NELSON
FORECAST:
Rain is expected to become heavy Monday afternoon and ease Tuesday morning. In 18 hours from midday Monday expect 150 to 200 mm of rain about the ranges and 100 to 150mm near the coast. Heaviest falls of
20 to 30mm per hour in thunderstorms are expected between 3pm Monday and 3am Tuesday.
 
(Full forecast at http://www.metservice.com)
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Severe Weather Warning Issued - 16 September

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 16 September 2016

Summary:

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.

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National tsunami warning cancelled for North Island Areas

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 2 September 2016

Summary:

There is no tsunami threat for our region.

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No tsunami threat for our region

Posted by Nelson Tasman Civil Defence on 2 September 2016

Summary:

The Group Emergency Operations Centre is monitoring the event.

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