Heavy Rain Warning for Fiordland -Orange

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Weather
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Recommended Action: Make Preparations
Effective Date: October 9, 2019
Effective Time: 9:30 AM
Expiry Date: October 9, 2019
Expiry Time: 10:00 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: 9:23am Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Area: Fiordland north of Milford Sound
Valid: 12:00pm Wednesday to 9:00am Thursday
Heavy rainfall is expected, with 100 to 130mm possible. Intensities of 15 to 20mm per hour are possible.

What Should affected people do?

Keep up to date with MetService weather forecasts. For more information on preparing visit https://getready.govt.nz/emergency/storms/

Contact Info: www.cdsouthland.nz