Today's Coming Crisis Movie

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

New Zealand Floods: East coast bracing for more flooding‎

Sodden areas of Gisborne and Hawke's Bay are bracing for more rain with surface flooding and slips already affecting the region.

Civil Defence is preparing for up to 100mm of rain to fall in some areas tonight as local authorities are forced to close playing fields and schools.

The swollen Waimata River is being closely monitored after it peaked at seven metres, just shy of the eight metre level which would trigger a Civil Defence response. Read More