Flood warning

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Weather, Environmental
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Possible
Recommended Action: Make Preparations
Effective Date: May 13, 2019
Effective Time: 12:15 PM
Expiry Date: May 13, 2019
Expiry Time: 6:00 PM
Who is issuing this alert: Emergency Management Southland
Description of event/hazard:

Environment Southland have activated the flood warning on their website. Rainfall is currently affecting river levels on the Mataura River and Waikaia River. For the latest information on rivers and levels, please check their online flood warning service at es.govt.nz/floodwarning. View their live water level map here ► http://envdata.es.govt.nz/index.aspx?c=water-level

What Should affected people do?

Beware around river banks.

Contact Info: www.civildefencesouthland.gov.nz