Flood Warning

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Not Otherwise Categorized
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Possible
Recommended Action: Make Preparations
Effective Date: December 5, 2018
Effective Time: 9:00 AM
Expiry Date: December 6, 2018
Expiry Time: 4:00 PM
Who is issuing this alert: EMS
Description of event/hazard:

Environment Southland have activated the flood warning on their website. Heavy rain is currently affecting multiple rivers. For the latest information on rivers and levels, check our online flood warning service at es.govt.nz/floodwarning.

View yhe live water level map here ► http://envdata.es.govt.nz/index.aspx?c=water-level

What Should affected people do?

Exercise caution around waterways and keep away from swollen rivers and streams.

Please be vigilent on while driving as their have been reports of surface flooding in some areas. https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/southland/

Contact Info: http://envdata.es.govt.nz/index.aspx?c=water-level&tab=map