Weather Updates

Strong winds and heavy rainfall are having a significant impact across the Coromandel Peninsula today as the remnants of Cyclone Lola moves towards the region. The centre of the storm was just off Northlands east coast this morning and will continue to track south east. Emergency services are continuing to advocate that people take care […]

By John Freer Get prepared to stay safe – this is the advice today from the Thames Coromandel Civil Defence team as the remnants of Cyclone Lola are being felt. After activating the emergency management office, Controller Gary Towler, told CFM the storm structure had changed in that the winds were now expected to be […]

Local civil defence and rescue personnel across the Coromandel Peninsula are continuing their messages for people to stay safe. As the forecasted strong winds and heavy rain continued to batter the region, Civil Defence Controller Gary Towler, this afternoon told CFM it was a blessing most people currently in the region were “the resilient, resident […]

State Highway 25 is now open to light traffic and only under traffic management following an earlier closure today due to an extensive under-slip  between Whangamata and Hikuai. With more than 80mm of rain overnight the road let go with what has been described as a significant slip. It remained closed until mid-afternoon while engineers […]

Here is our latest update at 3:30PM   Road Closures   SH25 Hikuai to Tairua due to flooding near the one lane bridge SH25 Hikuai to Whangamata due to a slip 1km north of McBeth Road Hikuai Settlement Road closed due to several areas of flooding Kennedy Bay Rd is closed from Driving Creek Rd […]

A warning of adverse weather for the Coromandel has been issued this morning by MetService. This is the remnants of tropical cyclone Fili that is now a low and on a course to travel close the the Coromandel Peninsula tomorrow and Wednesday. Expect 100 to 150mm of rain over a short period of time with […]

The expected impact of Cody, that at one stage looked to be heading for a direct hit on the Coromandel Bay of Plenty area, will  be less now that it will pass well to the east of New Zealand. MetService has issued Severe Weather Watches for Eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, Wairoa District but […]

Here is the MetService Cyclone Cody report for Friday. There is no mention of Coromandel in the report but they still warn that the Cyclone can change direction at any time. Sizable swells are expected from this event. Cyclone CODY is forecast to approach the waters north of the North Island overnight Sunday, then move […]

Here is our latest update. Yesterday our tracking was showing Cyclone Cody tracking to make landfall east of Whakatane. Today Cody has moved slightly east and now looks likely to miss New Zealand although it’s still a powerfull storm and the impact from Cody will still be felt here on the Coromandel. We are awaiting […]

Tropical Cyclone Cody is moving towards New Zealand and MetService are forecasting very stormy weather to impact parts of the North Island and upper South Island. Impacts are likely to begin in the north on Sunday and move down the country. The Coromandel is expected to see large swells and plenty of rain over a […]

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