Bottom half of N Island: Weather affecting roads
New Zealand Police Alert 10:30am 30 Jul 2008 Central
Location of incident: Bottom half of North Island
Incident type: Weather affecting roads
Police are dealing with a lot of incidents due to the weather. There have been a large volume of calls reporting trees across roads and big wind gusts in the Manawatu,Horowhenua areas right up to Waiouru.
As this weather seems to be moving south, drivers are advised to take extreme care travelling on any roads in bottom half of the North Island.
Drivers should be travelling with headlights on and increase their followng distances. Also be prepared to stop quickly in the event that there is debris on the road.