13 Jul 2014

Snow warning for South Island

11:16 am on 13 July 2014

A snowfall warning is in place for all the alpine passes in the South Island.

Snow is already falling on the Milford Road with 1 centimetres to 3 centimetres of wet snow expected to fall until midday.

Snow is expected to settle on the Lindis and Porters passes from early Sunday afternoon.

Between 5 centimetres and 10 centimetres of snow is expected in Arthurs Pass.

The Lewis Pass will get snow on Monday.