30 Nov 2020

Heavy rain returns to Porirua as flood cleanup continues

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 30 November 2020

It's started raining heavily again in Porirua - just a day after severe downpours caused chaos on Plimmerton's roads.

Flooding at the Plimmerton roundabout

Flooding at the Plimmerton roundabout Photo: Waka Kotahi NZTA

The Civil Defence say they're on clean up mode after yesterday's flash flooding.

But it may not be over - heavy rain is expected to hit Wellington again this evening between 7-10pm.

Porirua Civil Defence controller, Jerry Wrenn, told Te Aniwa Hurihanganui that areas around Plimmerton are being watched closely,