Live: Cyclone Hola
Posted at 6:59am Monday 12 Mar, 2018
Warnings and watches are in place for most of the North Island. Image: MetService.
Cyclone Hola is on track to bring heavy rain and severe gales to regions in the north and east of the North Island.
MetService says it's expected to move south-eastwards from Cape Reinga to just east of Gisborne throughout the day, before moving away from New Zealand during Tuesday.
The heaviest rain and strongest wind is expected in Northland, Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula and Gisborne, with Auckland and Bay of Plenty likely to get strong winds as well.
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