Otago rivers rising after heavy overnight rain
Otago rivers rising after heavy overnight rain; more
Heavy rain in
Otago overnight has seen the Kakanui and Shag Rivers rise
quickly to flood alert levels and other rivers approaching
The coastal hills of North Otago have had up
to 80mm of rain since 10pm last night and a further 80mm to
100mm is expected there today, which is likely to cause the
Kakanui and Shag Rivers to rise further.
managers are monitoring the Taieri River at Tiroiti, Outram,
and Silverstream, where river levels are rising.
Dunedin, which had heavy rain overnight, is expected to
receive a further 40 to 60mm today.
expects the rain to continue for much of the day before
easing overnight and clearing earlytomorrow morning.
People are advised to watch out for rapidly rising
streams and rivers, surface flooding, slips, and hazardous
ORC flood managers are
continuously monitoring rainfall levels. We will issue flood
alerts and updates as necessary through Twitter, Facebook,
and our website www.orc.govt.nz
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