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Full Coverage: Stormy Weather, July/August 2008

Full Coverage: Stormy Weather, July/August 2008

Weather: Storm Leaves Town With Too Little Water

Residents in Akaroa will need to conserve water over the next 48 hours after a major leak in a pipe connected to the local reservoir. The reservoir which supplies water to Akaroa is very low on water after a large quantity was lost due to a burst pipe. More >>

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Weather: Keeps On Raining, Levees Generally Intact

One of civil defence emergency management's (CDEM) aims in response to the national storm is to support those people who have been evacuated and to help them return to their homes safely as soon as possible... {eople have been evacuated in North Shore, East Coast, Greymouth, Picton and Canterbury. More >>

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Weather: Second Storm Hits

Police are dealing with a lot of incidents due to the weather. There have been a large volume of calls reporting trees across roads and big wind gusts in the Manawatu,Horowhenua areas right up to Waiouru. As this weather seems to be moving south, drivers are advised to take extreme care travelling on any roads in bottom half of the North Island. More >>

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Weather Bombs: MetService Says More Rain Coming
Severe weather warnings for heavy rain from Tuesday afternoon have been issued for Northland, Coromandel, Western Bay of Plenty and northern Gisborne, and these regions are also likely to experience northeast winds up to gale force. On Wednesday severe southeast gales are likely to affect Taranaki, Wanganui, Manawatu, Kapiti, Wellington and Marlborough. More >>

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Weather: Wild Weekend For Northland
Northlanders are in for a wet, windy and wild weekend with forecasters predicting heavy downpours, severe gales and big seas. The MetService is warning a very deep low is expected to pass close to Cape Reinga on Saturday afternoon, then track southeast along the region’s east coast. More >>

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