New Zealand Met Service (click here)
I listened to the report from New Zealand and I have never heard such brevity. This is a different call out to citizens from New Zealand's government.
20 Jul 2017
Heavy rain and strong winds (click here for visual report) have begun to lash the Bay of Plenty
The region could see 110mm of rain over 12 hours, with the worst rain east of Opotiki
Trees are down, trampolines are flying and power has been cut to a swathe of Rotorua
Winds up to 100km/hr expected tonight in Auckland
Heavy rain has lashed the already-sodden Bay of Plenty, with the region braced for up to 110mm in the space of 12 hours overnight.