Friday 5 July noon
Otago Flood Update
Clutha, Manuherikia, Taieri, and Pomahaka rivers are
dropping from earlier flood levels.
are predicting heavy rainfall along the Main Divide today
and tomorrow, with likely spillover for the headwaters of
Lakes Wakatipu and Wanaka. This may cause river levels in
these areas to rise.
ORC flood managers will continue to
closely monitor the situation.
Up-to-date river level and
rainfall information is available on the ORC Water Info site
(www.water.otago.govt.nz) or by phoning
0800 426 463.
Further information on flood hazard can be
found in the Otago Natural Hazards Database. Flood alerts
can also be received via Twitter. See www.orc.govt.nz
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