Severe Weather Watches

Valid to 9:00pm Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Severe Weather Watch

Issued by MetService at 10:02am Sunday 13-Jun-2021

Periods of heavy rain for the west of the South Island and central parts of the North Island

A front moves east over the South Island today and the North Island on Monday, followed by a complex slow-moving low. These features are expected to bring periods of heavy northerly rain to the west of the South Island and central parts of the North Island.

Heavy Rain Warning remains in force for northern Fiordland and Westland south of Otira and the Otago headwaters, and now includes Mt Taranaki. Heavy Rain Watch remains in force for southern Fiordland, Buller and northwest Nelson, and northern and eastern Taranaki (away from the mountain), Waitomo, Taumarunui, Tongariro National Park and the ranges of eastern Bay of Plenty have now been added to the Watch.

Please are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts in case any Watches are upgraded to Warnings or further areas are added.

Heavy Rain Watch

Area: The ranges of Bay Of Plenty east of Whakatane
Valid: 24 hours from 3:00pm Monday to 3:00pm Tuesday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Area: Taranaki north and east of the mountain, also Waitomo, Taumarunui and Tongariro National Park
Valid: 18 hours from 1:00am to 7:00pm Monday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Area: The ranges of Buller and also Nelson west of Motueka
Valid: 9 hours from 3:00pm Sunday to 12:00am Monday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Area: Fiordland between Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound
Valid: 6 hours from 10:00am to 4:00pm Sunday
Forecast: A period of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.


An update for severe weather will be issued by: 9:00pm Sunday 13-Jun-2021

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Issued: 10:02am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

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