Heavy rain expected in North Otago and Dunedin tonight
Heavy rain expected in North Otago and Dunedin tonight and
MetService has included North Otago and
Dunedin in a Severe Weather Warning for the next two
Rain is expected to pick up this evening and
become heavy at times early tomorrow morning. About 120mm to
180mm is expected about higher parts of North Otago from
midnight tonight to midnight tomorrow, and 50mm to 90mm
elsewhere, including Dunedin.
People are advised to
watch out for rapidly rising streams and rivers, surface
flooding, slips, and hazardous driving conditions.
ORC flood managers are continuously monitoring rainfall
levels. We will issue flood alerts and updates as necessary
through Twitter, Facebook, and our website
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Issue 49: Werewolf Weekender
Philip Matthews: From The Lost Continent
It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, had a couple of North Island screenings last year during the International Film Festival’s “Autumn Events” season, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>
The Complicatist: Blue Eyed & Soulful
For a while in June, the top two singles on the US Billboard charts featured Iggy Azalea, an Australian model turned hip hop performer. To some, this may seem like just the latest chapter in a long saga of whites ripping off black culture, while enriching themselves in the process. Obviously, there’s some truth in the stereotype. Yet it can also obscure the positive collaborations – in jazz, soul music and hip hop – between musicians who treated each other as creative equals, race regardless. More>>
Satire: Carry On Captaining
Oh hello. Scanner Technician Davis. To what do I owe the pleasure?
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Oh, pish. This vessel has been travelling along smoothly for generations – particularly smoothly in the last few years though I say so myself – and I happen to know we have never once been hit by an asteroid... More>>