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Snow in South Island passes

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 29/04/2017
<span style="font-size:13px;">The Metservice has issued warnings for snow on the roads in Porters, Arthur's and Lindis passes on Sunday.</span> © SNPA/Dianne Manson The Metservice has issued warnings for snow on the roads in Porters, Arthur's and Lindis passes on Sunday.

Metservice has issued road snowfall warnings for the main South Island passes on Sunday.

In Lewis and Lindis passes, a period of snow showers is expected Sunday afternoon and Monday morning, with about 1cm of snow expected to settle on the road above 800m.

In Arthur's Pass, snow showers are also expected on Sunday afternoon, but snow is not expected to gather on the road.

In Porters Pass, as much as 4cm of snow could settle on the road above 800m overnight into Monday.

On the Milford Road, sleety showers could take place near the summit on Sunday afternoon, but no snow is likely to remain on the road.

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