Heavy rains are expected to batter the Taranaki region from this afternoon onwards.
The Taranaki Regional Council has issued a severe weather warning, with up to 100 milimetres of rain expected to hit the region from 3pm until midnight.
The council also warns minor flooding may occur in some rivers.
- Taranaki Daily News
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