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ONE DAY TO GO...Just a reminder that the Foodbank Drive is taking place this Thursday evening (aka TOMORROW) in Invercargill.The food bank has taken a hammering this year with the COVID response so they need our help now more than ever.It doesn't take much... just grab a can of non-perishable goods (or what you can spare) and place it next to your mail box. It will be collected between 6pm-8pm.Things like female sanitation items, nappies and hygiene products are always in high demand. If you are unsure what you could donate here is a link to the most needed good page https://www.foodbank.org.nz/collections/most-neededHarcourts Invercargill Harcourts Southland Foodbank Drive 2021 #givealittle #foodbankdrive #everybitcounts #southlandfoodbank #tistheseason #getready ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago  ·  

FRIDAY 26TH NOVEMBERAn active front is forecast to move slowly north across South Island today and during the weekend, bringing heavy rain to western and south parts of the Island. Peak rainfall accumulations are not expected to be as high as previously forecast but the front is slow moving. This may cause rivers to rise and surface flooding to develop.SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FOR FIORDLAND- ORGANGEArea: FiordlandPeriod: 18hrs from 10am Fri, 26 Nov - 4am Sat, 27 NovForecast: Expect a further 120 to 150mm of rain to accumulate on top of what has already fallen, with peak rates of 15 to 25 mm/h.A Heavy Rain Watch for Southland is in place - YELLOWArea: SouthlandPeriod: 17hrs from 10am Fri, 26 Nov - 3am Sat, 27 NovForecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria, especially west of Mossburn/Nightcaps/Riverton.People are advised to stay up to date with the latest Warnings and Watches in case any changes are made, or further areas are added.For more information head to https://www.metservice.com/warnings/home ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Kia ora koutouThe Heavy Rain Warning that is in effect for Fiordland has been updated. Please see details below:Severe Weather WarningsHeavy Rain Warning for Fiordland - OrangeHeavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.Issued: 9:51am Thursday, 25th November 2021Area: Fiordland Valid: 1:00am Friday to 1:00am SaturdayExpect 150 to 200mm of rain to accumulate, with peak rates of 15 to 20 mm/h.For more information please visit:https://www.metservice.com/warnings/home#lower-south ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Important maps for your information
Check out our Tsunami Map for Southland here
Check out our Flood Map here

Or for a more interactive experience...

How to use our web Information & Emergency Situation Map

Did you know that our situation map is loaded with useful information about specific hazards in Southland?

  • By simply clicking on the icon that looks like a stack of papers, β€œLayers List” (see fig 1) you get to open the layers feature which allows you to activate different layers on the map.
  • By ticking e.g. Tsunami Evacuation Zones (fig 2), you will see the map update with evacuation zones.
  • Zoom into the Invercargill/Riverton area and you will see the evacuation zones (fig 3).
  • Untick a layer to remove it from the map. This feature is very handy if you want to zoom in a specific area and get more useful information.

Click on the β€œLegend” icon (right of Layers icon see fig 4) and find out what all the symbols mean on the map.
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Important maps for your information
Check out our Tsunami Map for Southland here
Check out our Flood Map here

Or for a more interactive experience...

How to use our web Information & Emergency Situation Map

Did you know that our situation map is loaded with useful information about specific hazards in Southland?

  • By simply clicking on the icon that looks like a stack of papers, β€œLayers List” (see fig 1) you get to open the layers feature which allows you to activate different layers on the map.
  • By ticking e.g. Tsunami Evacuation Zones (fig 2), you will see the map update with evacuation zones.
  • Zoom into the Invercargill/Riverton area and you will see the evacuation zones (fig 3).
  • Untick a layer to remove it from the map. This feature is very handy if you want to zoom in a specific area and get more useful information.

Click on the β€œLegend” icon (right of Layers icon see fig 4) and find out what all the symbols mean on the map.
Fig 1: Fig 2:
Fig 3: Fig 4:

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