Otago flood conditions update 1630hrs 28/5/14
May 27, 2014
conditions update 1630hrs
River levels in the
Pomahaka and Lower Clutha are slowly receding but remain
The Clutha River at Balclutha is likely to remain
high for at least another week with rain forecast for the
headwaters from tomorrow evening to Thursday morning.
is forecast for the headwaters of Lakes Wakatipu, Wanaka,
and Hawea from tomorrow evening to Thursday morning.
already saturated catchments and possible snow melt, rivers
and lakes (in particular Wakatipu) are likely to rise, but
no flooding of Queenstown or Wanaka is expected.
continue to monitor the situation.
For more information go
to http://water.orc.govt.nz or call the
Flowphone on 0800 426
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