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Tracking Friday’s heavy rain & possible flooding (+Maps)

A sub-tropical low with energy left over from Cyclone Donna is affecting the North Island with heavy rain and the risk of localised slips and flooding.

As of 8am the centre of this low was over Northland – with the bulk of the rain pushing southwards.

Heavy downpours will impact Auckland City this morning affecting peak traffic. Watch for surface water and possible flooding. The heavy rain in Auckland should ease back this morning to lighter falls. During the 7am hour updated social media about the risks of flooding in Auckland from localised heavy downpours – motorists should take extreme care.

Meanwhile heavy rain is pressing down across much of the North Island.

Here’s the 8am rain radar (funded by the NZ taxpayer, provided by the NZ Government).

9am Forecast Rain Radar / Weathermap

9pm Friday – Forecast Rain Radar / Weathermap

– For more details click/tap the MAPS tab for 10 days of rain maps, showing 3 hour updates.



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