MetService New Zealand has issued a heavy rain warning (orange) for the area around and east of Kawerau until midnight Monday 25 September. Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.
From 8pm to midnight tonight (Monday 25 September) this area can expect a further 30 to 50 mm of rain, with peak rates of 10 to 15 mm per hour. This is in addition to the rain we've already received.
If you must travel, please take care on the roads. Check out Waka Kotahi in advance for any road closures or hazards: https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/journey-planner