Flood Warning activated on Environment Southland website

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Environmental
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Recommended Action: Execute Pre-Planned Action
Effective Date: December 20, 2019
Effective Time: 8:00 AM
Expiry Date: December 20, 2019
Expiry Time: 8:00 PM
Who is issuing this alert: Environment Southland
Description of event/hazard:

Overnight rain has caused rivers in the South of the province to run very high. There is a lot of surface water about and some local streams are rising quickly. For further information go to the Environment Southland website at https://www.es.govt.nz/online-services/flood-warning.

What Should affected people do?

Be aware that local rivers and streams are rising.

Contact Info: www.cdsouthland.nz