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Wild weather: Rain band, thunderstorms to ‘move swiftly’ up North Island

The wild weather that has battered the South Island’s West Coast is tracking north – bringing rain and possible thunderstorms to the North Island. A “red warning” has been issued for Buller and Westland – as heavy rain caused flooding, slips, major road closures, evacuations and left people trapped on the roofs of their cars […]

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Wild Wednesday: Prepare for thunderstorms, violent wind gusts, deluges

Auckland is bracing for one of its worst downpours in years, as the North Island prepares for a tumultuous day of thunderstorms and 100km/h wind gusts. The North Island is under a swathe of heavy rain warnings and watches, stretching from Taranaki across to Coromandel Peninsula. Some mountainous regions have been warned to prepare for […]