Weather: Heavy rain for Fiordland and Westland

  • 11/06/2017
Rain and northwest gales are expected for Canterbury.
Rain and northwest gales are expected for Canterbury. Photo credit: file

Thunderstorms are expected to bring up to 120mm of rain on Monday in Fiordland and Westland.

The MetService has issued a forecast for this region that shows potentially 15mm to 20mm of rain per hour, with a warning that streams and rivers could rise rapidly.

Rain and northwest gales are expected for Canterbury.

Freezing levels are expected above 1800m in Fiordland and 2000m in Westland.

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