25 Jan 2024

MetService app to warn users of disasters

From Morning Report, 6:49 am on 25 January 2024

Kiwis will now be able to sign up for text alerts for extreme weather events or fire risk.

Localised Red Warning notifications will be sent instantly to those who are in the path of extreme weather.

MetService app users will also be notified of fire risks each morning.

MetService Head of Weather Communication Lisa Murray spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.