The same storm that has caused major flooding across Victoria in Australia is now causing problems here in New Zealand with a number of roads and highways closed or affected by flood waters.
The New Zealand Transport Agency says several roads in the lower North Island are currently affected by slips and extensive flooding – and more rain is expected this afternoon says WeatherWatch.co.nz.
Roads also affected…
WeatherWatch.co.nz says heavy rain will continue for a few more hours yet before easing around mid afternoon.
MetService has a rain warning in place for the area until 2pm.