Maitai river bursts banks, over 300 evacuated as heavy rain lashes Nelson for third day
They mention but never talk about snow melt in the Alps – in winter. They keep silent about the glaciers
The Maitai river has burst its banks again – as heavy rain lashes Nelson for the third day. More than 300 households were evacuated from the area on Wednesday, and many of the residents still haven’t been able to return.
Meanwhile, Buller’s Civil Defence Controller says the region has dodged a bullet, coming through three days of orange and red heavy rain warnings unscathed. Leighton Heikell and Emma Turton have the coverage