Wellington Scoop

Flooding and slips on 5km of main road between Blenheim and Seddon

News from Blenheim Police
State Highway 1 between Blenheim and Seddon has flooding and slips along a 5 km length of highway.

The worst areas are Weld and Dashwood Passes and the road is down to one lane in places.

There is also flooding between Clarence and Kekerengu.

Police suggest motorists slow to 50kmh in the area to allow time to stop if coming across flooding or slips.

NZTA have crews in the area but it is unknown when the flooding and slips will be cleared as rain is forecast to fall for several hours.