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Main Road, Tawa (Wellington) is closed to traffic


It’s been a sodden day in the Wellington area today – with heavy rain causing surface flooding in many low-lying areas. Wellington City Council’s call centre has received more than 400 calls during the day from people reporting flooding and slips. City Council contractors have been kept busy clearing floodwaters from low-lying roads.

Motorists and other road users are now advised to take care due to the reported number of slips coming down on roads in steeper parts of the city. Main Road in Tawa is completely blocked by a slip and a fallen tree which will take some hours to remove. Diversions are in place for through traffic.

Slips have also been reported on roads in Wadestown.

Motorists should drive to the conditions and take care especially on blind corners. Reports of any slips or other damage should be called through to the City Council’s call centre on 04 499 4444.

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