Storm Continues to Impact as Authorities Say Stay Safe

Written by on October 30, 2023

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 until the storm passes either later today or early tomorrow.

Many schools are closed today, there are trees and debris on several roads and the high tides and flood waters have closed some roads.

Power appears to have been maintained during the night only exceptions being disruptions at Turua, Karangahake and Matamata. Water restriction notices have been issued for Puriri, Matatoki and Omahu.

Thames Coromandel Civil Defence Controller Gary Towler, continues to advise people to stay safe he is talking to Fabian Roberts. Open the link below.

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