19 May 2023

Weather warnings in place for upper North Island & Nelson

From Morning Report, 7:46 am on 19 May 2023

Weather warnings and watches remain in place for much of the upper North Island and Nelson region after a night of heavy rain and high winds.

In Auckland, periods of intense rain and strong winds affected morning traffic.

The Harbour Bridge operated four lanes in each direction throughout the morning peak due to the wind.

Chris Brandlino, Broadcast Meteorologist for NIWA, spoke with Jane Patterson.