10:03 AM 26/MAR19
A severe storm regarded as an ‘atmospheric river’ is about to hit New Zealand. Please check with emergency authorities for pending conditions in your area. Super heavy rains and freezing winds are set to hit the South Island.
18:11 PM 26MAR19
A west coast bridge has washed away as rivers reach record levels and raised water levels to new heights.
Haast, a popular south island town, has had a 100 year flood alert with some areas facing around 800mm of rainfall.