Hawke’s Bay is recovering after a storm tipped containers into the ocean, lifted the surface off roads and dumped up to 190mm of rain in 24 hours on the region.
Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne cop the worst of a low pressure system which unleashed heavy rain with surface flooding and strong winds.
A driver shows no signs of fear as they enjoy flooded Guppy road reserve of the Tutaekuri, Taradale.
A fallen pine blocks Abbotsford road in Central Hawke’s Bay.
Vehicles carefully navigate through a submerged Taihape Road after Okawa steam bursts its banks.
Strong winds batter palms at Hawke’s Bay Airport.
Stationary cars trapped in flooded Karamu Road in the early hours of yesterday morning.
A dangerously high Clive river edges closer to footpath.