10 Apr 2024

South Westland residents battered by bad weather

From Checkpoint, 4:40 pm on 10 April 2024

Police are warning motorists to take extreme care as weather warnings grip parts of the country tonight. The South Westland District has been battered by rain over the last 24 hours. State Highway Six.. which runs along the spine of the west coast of the South Island has been hammered by bad weather and will be closed overnight between Makarora and Franz Josef. Residents say they are well prepared for heavy rain but are braced for more to come. Maia Ingoe is on the West Coast.