9 Nov 2018

West Coast Update

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:15 pm on 9 November 2018

The heavy rain that drenched the West Coast has continued today. 

A woman has died after being swept away by a river, and there have been slips and flooding in the region.

We get an update of the situation from Westland Mayor Bruce Smith. 

A bridge to Arthur's Pass collapsed after heavy rainfall lashed the West Coast region.

A bridge to Arthur's Pass collapsed after heavy rainfall lashed the West Coast region. Photo: Facebook / Greymouth i-SITE

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