Trapped by flooding
A road was closed after three people were caught in flooding in the Far North last night. Emergency services were called to the incident on Lake Ohia Rd on the Karikari Peninsula about 6.45pm. Three people had become stuck in their car in flood waters. They were out safely at 7.30pm, a Fire and Emergency spokesman said. A heavy rain warning was in place across Northland, with thunderstorms and localised downpours forecast.