Severe weather expected over night - Northland
Severe weather expected over night -
Due to severe weather and heavy rain
forecast to hit Northland tonight
Police are urging
people to avoid unnecessary travel.
If they have to be out
during the night they should to take extra care on the road
and to take precautions to ensure the safety of themselves
and their property.
Police will be rostering extra staff
in the Northland District overnight to respond to any
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