Severe weather warning for Hawke's Bay

SOPHIE SPEER
Last updated 20:23 11/05/2012

Relevant offers

A severe weather watch is in place for parts of coastal Hawke's Bay, Fiordland and South Westland.

Heavy rain and southwest gales were expected in coastal and northern Hawke's Bay tonight and tomorrow morning.

The heaviest falls were expected about the coast south of Cape Kidnappers, and eastern parts of the Wairoa District, the Metservice said.

While overall rainfall might not be severe, there was the chance of heavy rain in localised areas in the hill country east of Wairoa.

Southwest gales were also likely about eastern parts of the Wairoa District.

The weather was expected to ease late Saturday morning.

Fiordland and Westland south of the glaciers are likely to get periods of heavy, thundery rain from Saturday afternoon through to midday Sunday, which might be severe.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should Wellington have a new convention centre?

Yes, the Hilton is a missed opportunity

Yes, but there's no need for another hotel and the price was too high

Yes, and it would be much better on Interisland wharf

No, Wellington has enough such facilities for its size

Vote Result

Related story: $100m Hilton project back to drawing board

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content