EBOP flooding pics + video

EastPack Edgecumbe. Bank just fully broke, says Henry Little Seal Lawson.

Click the image above to watch the video

The Whakatane District Council is asking people to avoid stopping on the Whakatane Bridge as it's creating traffic delays.

People who haven't evacuated from Edgecumbe are asked to evacuate IMMEDIATELY as flood waters continue to rise.

"Go to friends and family in unaffected areas if possible or to the Kawerau Events Centre where an emergency centre is being set up," says a spokesperson for the district council.

Here are some photos of flooding and damage in the area.

A milk tanker in Gow Road this morning. Photos: News Whakatane.

Matata Road is closed and people are being turned away. Photos: Ryan Wood.

 



0 Comments

There are no comments on this article.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to make a comment. Login Now
Opinion Poll

Are you happy with a Labour/NZ First/Green coalition?

Yes, it’s good news for the country.
No, New Zealand is screwed.
Will have to wait and see what happens.

VOTE
VIEW RESULTS
Bay Today


 

The Lovely Mount Maunganui beach. Photo: Denis Player.

Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz