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Some South Island roads closed; detours in place

The winter storm that brought snow and heavy rain to many parts of the South is moving north, but many roads in the region remain affected in its wake this morning.

The New Zealand Transport Agency advises that the following southern highways are closed owing to snow: SH94 Te Anau-Milford, SH85 Morrisons-Kyeburn, SH6 Haast-Makarora, SH8 the Lindis Pass. Several highways further north are closed as well.

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Cautions are urged on several other highways, including: SH1 the Kilmog, SH87 Outram-Kyeburn,SH6 Lumsden-Kingston, SH94 Mossburn-Te Anau.

The Queenstown Lakes District Council advises it is snowing again this morning and chains are essential on the Crown Range Rd.

– NZ Herald/WW


Steven on 19/06/2015 1:21am

Do you mean Queenstown Lakes District Council?

WW Forecast Team on 19/06/2015 1:46am

Corrected, thanks for that!


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