Otago Daily Times

Se­vere gales forecast

- Weather · Disasters

SE­VERE gales have been forecast to hit Dunedin to­day.

The MetSer­vice warned west to south­west gusts could reach 120kmh at times and they could get up to 130kmh in ex­posed parts of coastal Clutha.

Con­di­tions on the road may be haz­ardous, par­tic­u­larly for driv­ers of high­sided ve­hi­cles and mo­tor­cy­cle riders.

Strong wind gusts could dam­age trees and power lines.

The strong wind warn­ing ap­plies from 11am un­til 8pm.

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