Civil Defence / Emergency Management
The council is working quickly to identify any damage to buildings, unstable ground and any other potential hazards and take action to reduce any risks, said Auckland Emergency Management Duty Controller Parul Sood.
Civil Defence Centres and Shelters are now open for those needing to evacuate or seek shelter. For the most up-to-date information visit the Auckland Emergency Management Website.
MetService has issued an Orange Heavy Rain Warning and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Auckland, including Aotea Great Barrier Island for Tuesday 9 May.