SOAKED

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 Today - - FRONT PAGE -

Hawke’s Bay and Gis­borne cop the worst of a low pres­sure sys­tem which un­leashed heavy rain with sur­face flood­ing and strong winds.

Photo /Dun­can Brown

A driver shows no signs of fear as they en­joy flooded Guppy road re­serve of the Tu­taekuri, Taradale.

Photo / Warren Buck­land

A fallen pine blocks Ab­bots­ford road in Cen­tral Hawke’s Bay.

Photo /Warren Buck­land

Ve­hi­cles care­fully nav­i­gate through a sub­merged Tai­hape Road after Okawa steam bursts its banks.

Photo /Warren Buck­land

Strong winds bat­ter palms at Hawke’s Bay Air­port.

Photo / Warren Buck­land

Sta­tion­ary cars trapped in flooded Karamu Road in the early hours of yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Photo /Warren Buck­land

A dan­ger­ously high Clive river edges closer to foot­path.

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