CTOC Advisory - Inland Route 70 & SH1 Kaikoura OPEN
All roads to Kaikoura have reopened this
Inland Route 70 between Waiau and Kaikoura has
reopened this morning after being closed overnight due to
State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura between
Peketa and Goose Bay has also reopened this morning after
closing early yesterday due to adverse weather also. It will
remain open until 8pm tonight and continue with it's
scheduled overnight closures.
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the state highways - always check our the Transport Agency's
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New Reports: Flood Risk From Rain And Sea Under Climate Change
One report looks at what would happen when rivers are flooded by heavy rain and storms, while the other examines flooding exposure in coastal and harbour areas and how that might change with sea-level rise.
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There is near certainty that the sea will rise 20-30 cm by 2040. By the end of the century, depending on whether global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, it could rise by between 0.5 to 1.1 m, which could add an additional 116,000 people exposed to extreme coastal storm flooding. More>>