It’s “mop up” time today as South Canterbury and Timaru residents recover from yesterday’s storms and flooding. Water has receded from the roads and the rivers and streams have dropped. There are signs of damage; roofing iron off, trees down, signs bent, but those evacuated should be able to return home today to survey the damage.
Showgrounds Service Station is drier, but was still shut this morning.
Washdyke Lagoon, full to the brim.
Washdyke retailers ill have some mopping up to do, but State Highway 1 is clear.
The roads are clear of flooding now, but still some on the verges. Pleasant Point Highway
Still a bit of surface flooding on the road, at Pleasant Point
Te Ngawai River, near Pleasant Point is getting back to normal
Upper Pareora Gorge gets a sprinkling of snow