Heavy Rain Warning

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Weather
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Recommended Action: Make Preparations
Effective Date: March 2, 2020
Effective Time: 11:00 AM
Expiry Date: March 2, 2020
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: 9:31am Monday, 2nd March 2020
Area: Fiordland, about and north of Doubtful Sound
Valid: 11:00pm Monday to 9:00am Tuesday
Expect 70 to 100mm of rain during this time. Peak rates of 15 to 30mm/hr expected early Tuesday morning, and thunderstorms possible.

What Should affected people do?

Make preparations

Contact Info: www.civildefencesouthland.govt.nz