News | Environment
30 Jun 2022 22:16
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Environment

    Snow is falling far and wide across the South Island

    Snow is falling far and wide across the South Island


    Areas including Canterbury's High Country have been hit by an icy blast with Arthur's Pass and Castle Hill villages covered in snow.

    Road snowfall warnings are in place for Crown Range Rd, Milford Rd, Porters Pass, Lewis Pass, and Arthur's Pass, and Desert Road.

    Meteorologist Dan Corrigan says snow is in Clinton, Arrowtown, on the hills above Queenstown and in the Mackenzie district.

    He says as the cold air mass spreads across the South Island snow is reaching low levels - particularly in Southland and South Otago.

    In the North Island, Corrigan says wind gusts in Whanganui, Palmerston North, and New Plymouth are getting up to 100 k.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Environment News
     30 Jun: Cricket grandstand collapses during first Sri Lanka-Australia Test in Galle
     30 Jun: A South Island farmer says sectors only advance by bringing in changes - that are ideally better
     30 Jun: The Winter Games will return to Central Otago in late August, after a year's break due to the pandemic
     29 Jun: The mental "fog" of the Christchurch earthquakes is finally lifting for some Cantabrians
     29 Jun: Contact Energy says potential electricity shortages shouldn't worry people
     27 Jun: Thar she blows....a burst water main in central Dunedin has created a geyser four storeys high outside Farmers on George Street
     27 Jun: A set of stairs thrashed by waves in Dunedin, is remaining closed while they're fixed up
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks coach Ian Foster's coming through the other side of his Covid battle and plans to be on site for the first test against Ireland on Saturday night More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A 33-year-old man has been airlifted off a commercial fishing boat off the coast of Christchurch, suffering serious to moderate injuries More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Steve-O admits 'Jackass' was a "bad influence" on kids 21:51

    Rugby:
    All Blacks coach Ian Foster's coming through the other side of his Covid battle and plans to be on site for the first test against Ireland on Saturday night 21:49

    Entertainment:
    Jason Momoa has been made an Advocate for Life Below Water by the United Nations 21:21

    Health & Safety:
    People with flu are being urged to put themselves into isolation 21:19

    International:
    The Loop: A COVID vaccine review, Commonwealth Bank hikes fixed rates, and man gets too close to bison 21:09

    Entertainment:
    Chris Pratt doesn't like being called Chris 20:51

    Entertainment:
    Bonnie Chance Roberts wanted to give Beanie Feldstein the "most special" engagement ring possible 20:21

    Environment:
    Cricket grandstand collapses during first Sri Lanka-Australia Test in Galle 20:19

    International:
    John Barilaro withdraws from $500,000 New York trade job 20:09

    Entertainment:
    Cara Delevingne loves being able to "represent" the queer community in 'Only Murders in the Building' 19:51


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd