2 Aug 2009

Strong wind warning for Hawke's Bay and Eketahuna

8:08 pm on 2 August 2009

A strong wind warning has been issued for Hawke's Bay and Eketahuna.

Westerly gales are expected to gust 120 kilometres at times on Sunday evening and continue to do so until 6am on Monday.

The Automobile Association is already advising of weather related problems on the roads with slips on State Highway 2 at Kotemaori, west of Wairoa, and also between Kotemaori and Napier.

State Highway 35 is also affected at Tokomaru Bay and between Tikitiki and Ruatoria.