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Severe weather due in Northland, Nelson

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 16/05/2017
A pedestrian crosses in the intersection of Queen Street and Victoria Street during heavy rain in Auckland, New Zealand. © Jason Oxenham/Getty Images A pedestrian crosses in the intersection of Queen Street and Victoria Street during heavy rain in Auckland, New Zealand.

Heavy rain is expected in parts of Northland and Nelson as a low and front approaches the country.

It's expected to begin overnight and Wednesday, then creeping across central New Zealand on Thursday

Northwest Nelson will be hit hardest where 100mm to 140mm is likely about the ranges, after hitting the eastern hills of Northland , where up to 90mm could be expected.

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