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Worst of weather over, but second night without power looms

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 4:06 pm | Northland Emergency Management

The worst of the storm that brought widespread power cuts and surface flooding to Northland appears to have passed, but thousands of people still face the prospect of a second night without power, officials warn. As predicted by the MetService, ... More >>

Gale force wind warning remains

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 10:15 am | Northland Emergency Management

Gale force easterly winds gusting up to 130kmh are expected to continue to impact on storm-battered Northland, where people are today being warned to be very wary of downed power lines. The MetService lifted heavy rain warnings for Northland just ... More >>

Flooding, power outages as severe gales, rain take toll

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 8:41 am | Northland Emergency Management

Thousands of Northlanders across the region are without power and a number of roads are flooded with the gale forces winds that have been battering the region expected to continue into this afternoon. Claire Nyberg, spokesperson for the Northland Civil ... More >>

Expect wet, windy and wild day, North warned

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 10:36 am | Northland Emergency Management

Northland is being warned to expect increasing surface flooding and possible road closures as the day progresses, with latest forecasts predicting a further 80 to 120mm of rain, topped off by gale force winds this evening. MetService forecasters ... More >>

Persistent, heavy rain could bring surface floods, slips

Monday, 9 June 2014, 12:45 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Northlanders and visitors to the region are being warned persistent heavy rain forecast between now and late tomorrow could cause surface flooding and slips in parts of the region. MetService forecasters this morning issued a severe weather warning for ... More >>

Relief as bad weather heads away from Northland

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 5:09 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Civil Defence officials in Northland say it appears the worst of the effects of ex Tropical Cyclone Lusi may be over shortly – for their region at least – as the bad weather now bears down on other parts of New Zealand. Graeme MacDonald, spokesman ... More >>

Expanded tsunami siren network for Mangawhai

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 10:02 am | Northland Emergency Management

Mangwhai’s tsunami warning network is to be expanded with three new sirens to be installed – and an existing one relocated – in the lead-up to the busy summer season. More >>

Facebook, AA Roadwatch Latest Tools For North Civil Defence

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 1:44 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Social media giant Facebook and the Automobile Association’s Roadwatch website are two of the latest tools to be adopted by Northland’s Civil Defence officials to help provide information during winter storm events and other emergencies. More >>