Strong wind Warnings for South Island

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Aug 01, 2022 |

Strong Winds are affecting roads & State Highways across South Island roads.

NZTA is urging motorists to take care especially if they’re driving high sided vehicles or motorcycles.

A Strong Wind Warning is in place for the Lewis Pass SH73 & SH7 Springfield to Arthur’s Pass.

Motorists are being urged to drive with caution from Cromwell to Haast on State Highway 6 due to rock falls and flooding.

State Highway 8 from Tekapo to Pukaki has reopened after trees fell onto the road.

NZTA said Stop/Go traffic management is in place along with a temporary speed restriction.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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