This message is recorded at 3:00pm Tuesday 14th December 2021.
A heavy rainfall and flood warning is in place for the Waimakariri. Rainfall is predicted in a range from 100mm – 160mm with peak rates of 15-25 mm/hour. Rain fall is predicted to start at 1am Wednesday.
Irrigation orders will be cancelled until further notice.
Some parts of the stockwater network have already been closed and we will continue to close off the remainder of the scheme this evening.
For any further information visit this metservice website
Contact the local Waimakariri District Council.
WIL Operations Manager