19 Aug 2015

Snow warning for mountainous roads overnight

9:20 pm on 19 August 2015

MetService is warning of snow on mountainous roads and in the southern regions overnight.

Snow is forecast above 600 metres in parts of Southland, Clutha and Central Otago overnight as well as on the southern alpine passes, Milford Road and the Desert Road.

MetService says while the snow should clear from these regions tomorrow, the front will likely bring rain and showers to the North Island tomorrow.