Severe weather watch
MetService has issued a severe weather watch for another bout of heavy rain for the Gisborne region at the end of the week.
The area concerned is the top of East Cape, north of Ruatoria.
MetServce says periods of heavy rain, which may approach warning criteria, are possible for that area from 3am on Thursday to 1am Friday. The watch notice also says another period of heavy southerly rain is likely for Gisborne during Friday morning and afternoon. — RH