19 Jan 2024

Heavy rain on the West Coast

From Morning Report, 7:38 am on 19 January 2024

Westland District still has a red level rain warning in place, with up to 700 millimetres expected in the ranges and 200 millimetres on the coast.

Emergency management has mobilised staff and resources, with the worst of it still expected to come.

RNZ reporter Tess Brunton is at the Waiho river near Franz Josef. She spoke to Ben Strang.