Flooding affecting travel plans in Otago
SH1 is closed south of Milton after flooding at
Police are advising motorists across
Otago to delay or avoid travel where possible, and to drive
to the conditions.
Road conditions are slippery and
surface flooding is affecting many areas.
For updates on
highway closures, visit nzta.govt.nz.
For updates on local
roads contact your
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