16 Oct 2010

Fiordland in for a drenching

9:46 pm on 16 October 2010

Heavy rain is forecast for Fiordland from late on Saturday evening.

MetService says the downpours are expected to dump up to 100 millimetres on the region by 7am on Sunday.

It says another bout of heavy rain is expected for much of the South Island and Mt Taranaki on Sunday.

Gale-force winds of up to 120 kilometres an hour are also predicted for exposed areas in parts of the lower North Island and the tip of the South Island.