Flood Warning

This was posted @ 8am Sunday November 10.

A further 130mm of rain has fallen along the Main Divide overnight which will mean the major alpine rivers of North Canterbury (Rakaia, Waimakariri, Hurunui + Waiau) will be on the rise moderately again during the day.

The rain has ceased for this series of events and the rivers will be in recession early into the new week.

Recreational users should continue to take care in the vicinity of these rivers.

This chain of messages will be removed on Monday November 11.

This was posted @ 8am Saturday October 9.

More heavy rain is anticipated over the weekend to the west. The alpine rivers of Canterbury (Rakaia, Waimakariri, Hurunui, + Waiau and the Rangitata to the south) will continue to flow moderately into early next week. Recreational users are advised to take care in the vicinity of those rivers.

This will be updated by 9am Sunday October 10.

For context purposes yesterday's posting follows:

 

 This was posted @ 9am Friday November 8.

Over 260mm of rain has fallen along the Main Divide over the past 3 days which has caused the major alpine rivers of Canterbury (Rakaia, Waimakariri, Hurunui + Waiau and the Rangitata to the south) to rise moderately. The rain has eased for the meantime but the rivers will continue to flow steadily throughout the weekend. Recreational users are advised to take care around these rivers.

This will be updated @ 9am Saturday November 9