May 14, 2009

Relentless rain continues on New Zealand's South Island

Per the New Zealand Herald, local officials are calling for no unnecessary travel and residents of New Zealand's South Island are being warned to watch for flooding, as more heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to hit the area today and tomorrow morning. The South Island has already experienced many consecutive days of rain.

Twitterers on the island are commenting on the storm:

  1. Paul Le Comte
    five15design (Dunedin, New Zealand) Seriously there's flooding everywhere slips on the hill roads. What a mess. Hmm San Diego right now v jealous!
  2. garyniemi
    garyniemi (Dunedin, New Zealand) more rain - yikes
  3. Kelli Johnson
    blondeklz (Te Anau, New Zealand) sitting at home watching the rain fall and fall. winter gotta love it, bring on summer haha
  4. Jock Hale
    jockh (Invercargill, New Zealand) out running in the wind, rain and cold, people are beginning to question my sanity. Only one more training run to before the 1/2 marathon
  5. Charis Robinson
    Charis_75 (Queensland, New Zealand) This is the longest spell of bad weather we've had since moving to QT. 8 days of rain now.
  6. Sandy Jefferies
    Pork49 (Moonlight, New Zealand) I didn't see the rainbow today just lots of heavy rain and hail after work.Some parts of the sky had bright blue sky.

@five15design of Dunedin also posted this TwitPic of students in the pouring rain:

"#Selwyn College student in 8C pouring rain off to do more drinking, as you do at Uni! Yeah I'm jealous?"

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