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Weather warning lifted


Weather warning lifted

Metservice has now lifted the heavy wind and rain warning and watches for the Coromandel.

Fire Communications report there were no issues for the Coromandel area overnight. Meanwhile power has also been restored to all areas.

We have not been made aware of any road closures or slips.

Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Managenent Group say it's fortunate the Waikato region seems to have escaped relatively unscathed from the effects of Cyclon Lusi.

"I'd like to extend a big thank you to al civil defence staff and emergency service staff who have worked throughout the weekend," says Civil Defence Group Controller Lee Hazlewood.

Our Council, along with Civil Defence staff will continue to track weather conditions generally, as well as river level and coastal conditions and provide relevant advice to the public where necessary.

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