Severe Weather Watch

Issued at 8:20am Friday 23 Aug 2019

Heavy rain for eastern Bay of Plenty

A disturbed west to northwest flow affects the North Island today, bringing periods of heavy rain or showers to parts of the upper North Island. The heaviest rain is expected in eastern Bay of Plenty, and a Heavy Rain Watch remains in force.

People are advised to keep up to date with latest forecasts in case any updates are made, or additional areas are added.

Heavy Rain Watch

Area: Bay of Plenty east of Whakatane, especially about the ranges
Valid: 12 hours from 9:00am to 9:00pm Friday
Forecast: Periods of rain, with some heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. Rainfall accumulations may approach warning criteria.

An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Friday 23 Aug 2019.

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