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A break in the rain for some

Northland, Auckland, the Coromandel Peninsula and Waikato are just some of the regions to find themselves with a break in the rain.

For Northland and Auckland, the rain isn’t likely to make much of a return. There could be some light showers here and there, but the heavy stuff appears to be over.

The Coromandel Peninsula and Waikato will see rain return this afternoon. Some pockets of heavy rain are possible. Rain is still falling about the Bay of Plenty through to Taranaki along with some areas of heavy rain. Heavy rain warnings remain in place for the Coromandel Peninsula along with the western Bay of Plenty and Gisborne. Facebook readers have been sharing their rain totals with us. Here are a few:

  • Jorgie Bear in Kaponga- 40mm in 8 hours
  • Brendan Pratt in Te Puke- 31.5mm since midnight
  • Wendy Howard in Kaiwaka- 50.8mm in the past 24 hours
  • Tiffany Davies in Maxwell- 15mm
  • Gael Stevens in rural Tauranga- 57mm between 4pm yesterday and 7am this morning
  • Animated Kidz, Ltd in Hill Park, Manurewa- 20,mm in 24 hours yesterday, 3.6mm so far today

Many thanks to everyone who have shared their rainfall totals with us.



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