MetService has issued another heavy rain warning, but this one mostly applies to the Tararua Ranges for today and tomorrow - might want to leave off the hiking over the next couple of days. Hopefully it all clears up by Thursday, I'm off camping!
SEVERE WEATHER WARNING.
ISSUED BY MetService AT 09:32 am 30-Nov-2009
THE RUAHINE AND TARARUA RANGES AND ALSO THE RANGES OF NELSON
Rain is already falling, and is expected to be heavy at times during today and Tuesday. In the 36 hours from midday Monday to midnight Tuesday, 100 to 140mm of rain is possible, with rainfall intensities of 15 to 20mm per hour possible in thunderstorms. Note, heavy rain is possible into Wednesday as well.