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Rain warnings issued for BOP, Taupo

UPDATED 10:30pm — Heavy rain warnings have been issued Saturday night for Bay Of Plenty, Rotorua and Taupo.

Taranaki’s rain warning has been lifted.

Warnings by the crown forecaster as of Saturday

Bay Of Plenty

Heavy Rain Warning, Areas Affected: Rotorua, Western Bay of Plenty and Taupo Rain has become heavy Saturday evening. In the 15 to 18 hours from 8pm Saturday, 80 to 120mm is expected to accumulate. Maximum rainfall rates of 20 to 25 mm/hr are likely overnight Saturday and Sunday morning in thunderstorms. Heavy Rain Warning, Areas Affected: Bay of Plenty east of RotoruaRain has become heavy Saturday evening. In the 21 to 24 hours from 8pm Saturday, 90 to 140mm is expected to accumulate. Maximum rainfall rates of 20 to 25 mm/hr are likely in thunderstorms. 

Rotorua

Heavy Rain Warning, Areas Affected: Rotorua, Western Bay of Plenty and Taupo Rain has become heavy Saturday evening. In the 15 to 18 hours from 8pm Saturday, 80 to 120mm is expected to accumulate. Maximum rainfall rates of 20 to 25 mm/hr are likely overnight Saturday and Sunday morning in thunderstorms. Heavy Rain Warning, Areas Affected: Bay of Plenty east of RotoruaRain has become heavy Saturday evening. In the 21 to 24 hours from 8pm Saturday, 90 to 140mm is expected to accumulate. Maximum rainfall rates of 20 to 25 mm/hr are likely in thunderstorms.

Taupo

Heavy Rain Warning, Areas Affected: Rotorua, Western Bay of Plenty and Taupo Rain has become heavy Saturday evening. In the 15 to 18 hours from 8pm Saturday, 80 to 120mm is expected to accumulate. Maximum rainfall rates of 20 to 25 mm/hr are likely overnight Saturday and Sunday morning in thunderstorms.

 

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