23 Aug 2008

Severe weather warning issued

10:35 pm on 23 August 2008

The MetService has issued a severe weather warning for the Bay of Plenty, Nelson, and Marlborough including the Kaikoura coast on Saturday evening.

It said an active cold front with heavy rain and thunderstorms was expected to quickly cross the North Island on Sunday, and become slow moving in the northeast of the South Island from Sunday night.