31 days ago

Heavy rain and strong wind warning

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued a heavy rain and strong wind warning for the headwaters of the Canterbury Lakes and Rivers and the Canterbury High Country.

RAIN: Valid: 12 hours from 3:00pm Monday to 3:00am Tuesday.
Forecast: Expect 100 to 140mm of rain to accumulate near the main divide, and 70 to 100m within 15km east of the divide. Peak rates of 15 to 25mm/h, with possible thunderstorms.

WIND: Valid: 12 hours from 6:00pm Monday to 6:00am Tuesday.
Forecast: Northwesterly gales are forecast to be severe at times, with gusts reaching 120km/h in exposed places.

An update for severe weather will be issued by 10:00am Monday 16 Sep 2019.

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Garage sale this Saturday at 155 King Street, Sydenham. Strictly 8am start until 1ish.
Household, decor and vintage items, books, pictures, small appliances, hand mower, soft furnishings and fabric, plus more. Lots of interesting stuff.

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Her closest rival, businessman Darryll Park, gained 28,260 votes while veteran activist John Minto was third with 8739 votes.

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