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12 Aug 2022 21:11
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  •   Home > News > National > Upper South Island

    It's all hands on deck tonight on the West Coast as services deal with the fall out from heavy rainfall

    It's all hands on deck tonight on the West Coast as services deal with the fall out from heavy rainfall


    Civil Defence is working with partner agencies to monitor the river levels, which are expected to peak at 10pm but are dropping at the moment.

    Fire and Emergency are busy at Westport hospital pumping water out of the basement.

    103 people are in evacuation centres in Westport.

    Eight people have been forced to evacuate from nearby Waimangaroa.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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