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Auckland Civil Defence – Lusi’s impact on northern NZ

The Auckland Emergency Coordination Centre continues to monitor adverse weather conditions across Auckland.

As of 1130 hours no significant incidents have occurred in Auckland.

Localised power outages, surface flooding, landslips and trees down have been reported around the region. 

Fire Service have responded to approximately 40 incidents in the northern region.  Most of these were in Northland but calls are now being received for the Mahurangi and Rodney areas.

The Auckland Harbourmaster has advised that three boats have had to be secured after they broke moorings today.  The Devonport ferry is now operating after disruption due to sea conditions.  Due to conditions in the harbour, a ship has been redirected to shelter of the Coromandel Peninsula.

Maximum recorded wind gusts – Channel Island 122 km/hr, Whangaparaoa Peninsula 113km/hr

Rainfall totals as of 1100 hours – Northern Auckland 40mm, Waitakere Ranges 32mm, Hunua Ranges 20mm, South Auckland 20mm

Weather conditions are still expected to deteriorate this afternoon and into this evening.



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