23 Jul 2017

South Island flooding: How the weekend unfolded

3:10 pm on 23 July 2017

Heavy rain and high tides combined over the weekend to cause widespread flooding in Otago and Canterbury, with hundreds of homes evacuated and major highways cut off.

The Otago Regional Council has been surveying the areas flooded by heavy rain.

About 220 households were evacuated across the Otago region, including 100 homes in Outram, inland from Mosgiel. Photo: Otago Regional Council

Read Sunday's updates for Dunedin and Christchurch, and check a summary of essential information. To share pictures of the weather where you are, email to: iwitness@radionz.co.nz

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