This message was posted at 1:15 p.m. on Monday 9 July.
The North Canterbury alpine rivers have either peaked or are peaking in their lower reaches, with no significant out of river flooding reported.
Some further rain is forecast to continue affecting alpine areas for the remainder of the day, however river levels are not expected to return to their recent peaks.
Any recreationalists or contractors using affected riverbeds should remain wary of fluctuating water levels throughout the day.
River flow and rainfall information can be found here:
This message will be removed this evening unless the current situation changes significantly.