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Heavy rain watch for Canterbury High Country

The Church of the Good Shepherd, on the shores of Lake Takapō/ Tekapo in the Mackenzie, captured by George Empson last week.

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The Church of the Good Shepherd, on the shores of Lake Takapō/ Tekapo within the Mackenzie, captured by George Empson final week.

A heavy rain watch has been issued for the Canterbury Excessive Nation.

The MetService warning, issued on Tuesday morning, is legitimate from 9am on Wednesday, to 11pm on Thursday.

The problem covers the headwaters of the Canterbury lakes and rivers, about and south of Arthurs Cross.

There shall be durations of heavy rain and doable thunderstorms, the MetService says.

It additionally says rainfall quantities might strategy warning standards.

A heat and moist northerly circulate will unfold over New Zealand on Wednesday, forward of an energetic entrance forecast to carry a couple of change to cooler west to southwesterlies throughout the South Island on Thursday, the MetService says.

“Heavy northerly rain precedes the entrance, with heavy rain watches and warnings now in drive for northern and western components of the South Island throughout Wednesday and Thursday.

“Persons are suggested to maintain updated with the most recent forecasts in case any modifications are made, or additional areas are added.’’

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