Nelson News & Alerts


Heavy Rain Warning

Area:

Buller and Westland north of Okarito

Forecast:

Expect a further 30 to 50mm of rain on top of what has already fallen. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h and thunderstorms likely. Another period of heavy rain is possible on Friday, and a Watch is now in force covering this possibility.

Impact:

Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.

Severe Weather Outlook

A slow-moving low-pressure system over the Tasman Sea directs a moist northeast flow over the country during the outlook period. A front embedded in this flow moves onto northern New Zealand on Sunday, then moves slowly southeastwards. This front is forecast to bring strong to gale force northeasterlies and rain to many regions of New Zealand.

For northwest Tasman, there is moderate confidence rainfall amounts will reach warning criteria at some stage on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday.

For Mount Taranaki, there is moderate confidence of heavy rain on Monday and Tuesday.

For Northland, there is low confidence of warnable amounts of rain on Sunday and Monday.

For Auckland, there is low confidence of both heavy rain and severe east to northeast gales on Monday and Tuesday, especially about northern parts of the region.

Finally, for Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and northern Gisborne, there is moderate confidence rainfall amounts will reach warning criteria from Monday to Wednesday.

Heavy Rain Watch – Buller

Period:

8hrs from 9am – 5pm Fri, 18 Mar

Area:

Buller west of Reefton

Forecast:

Periods of heavy rain or showers, with thunderstorms possible. Rainfall accumulations may approach warning criteria in localised areas.

Plan for delays weekend of 12 and 13 February south of Nelson, Richmond Deviation

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Rare twin elephants born in Kenya

Rare elephant twins were born to the Winds II elephant family at the Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

Twin baby elephants have been born this week in a rare event at a national reserve in northern Kenya.

The male and female were first spotted by tour guides out on safari at the Samburu reserve at the weekend.

They are only the second set of twin calves ever to have been encountered by local conservation charity Save the Elephants.

The charity said elephant twins account for only 1 per cent of elephant births, with the last known case recorded in 2006.

African elephants have the longest gestation period of any mammal. They carry their young for nearly 22 months, and give birth around every four years.

 

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COVID-19: Contact tracing locations of interest

Locations of interest are linked to public exposure events. We will not always publish casual contact events for regions that are at Red. We will publish close contact events for all regions. Follow the health instructions if you were at a location on the same date and time shown.

Not all exposure events will become locations of interest if health officials can identify everyone who may have been exposed (for example, a flight, a hairdresser with booked appointments, a private social event). These are considered private exposure events and you will be contacted by a district health board, the Ministry of Health or a district health board public health unit. Please follow their advice.

 

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Heavy rain and wind is affecting roads around the region.

Heavy rain and wind is affecting roads around the region. Wasterwater and stormwater systems are also under pressure so please treat all water with caution and don’t collect shellfish at this time. The rubbish and recycling collection for Golden Bay has also been affected today.
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