Flood Advisory

Last updated: 10.14am Wed, 23 Nov 2022

Selwyn Catchment (3pm update)

High flows will pass through the Selwyn Catchment today. Peak flows at SH1 expected late this afternoon and peak flows at Coes Ford at around midnight tonight. Out of river flows are not currently expected, but landowners adjacent to the river should continue to monitor their own situation.

Ashburton Catchment (9am update)

High flows are expected in the upper Ashburton Catchment today. The rain forecast is uncertain, but flows are generally expected to be lower than experienced this past winter (2022). Regardless, overflows are possible in vulnerable and / or prior damage locations. Landowners adjacent to the river should continue to monitor their own situation.

South Canterbury (Waimate and Timaru Districts) (11 am update)

Foothill rivers throughout South Canterbury are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall through Saturday. At this time no major out of river flooding is anticipated but riverbed areas should be avoided today. Low lying land on the margins of some rivers may be affected and adjacent landowners should monitor and take action if necessary.

For more information view River flow data or Rainfall data.