Weather Warning Fiordland – Orange

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Weather
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Recommended Action: Make Preparations
Effective Date: October 7, 2019
Effective Time: 1:00 AM
Expiry Date: October 7, 2019
Expiry Time: 9:00 AM
Who is issuing this alert: Emergency Management Southland
Description of event/hazard:

Heavy Rain Warning for Fiordland – Orange
Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.

Issued: 12:09pm Monday, 7th October 2019
Area: Fiordland north of Doubtful Sound
Valid: 9:00pm Monday to 9:00am Tuesday
Expect 100 to 120mm of rain to accumulate during this time, with peak intensities of 15 to 25mm per hour.

What Should affected people do?

Make preparations

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