Severe weather warnings remain in place for much of the North Island as the active remnants of Tropical Cyclone move towards the area.
For the latest updates on the cyclone’s track, visit the MetService website.
Gabrielle was tracked to lie due north of Cape Reinga by midday yesterday, then to recurve to lie near the Outer Hauraki Gulf today.
‘Based on the position and intensity of Gabrielle, this system poses a very high risk of extreme, impactful, and unprecedented weather over many regions of the North Island from Sunday to Tuesday,’ said MetService.
It is important to keep up to date with the latest MetService forecasts in case any changes are made, or further areas are added. The Latest MetService warnings can be found here.
🚨6:25am: Despite severe weather across many regions for the past 24 hours, Cyclone Gabrielle is still located north of NZ.
⚠️The storm is tracking into the upper North Island today – and tonight it will intensify as it approaches Northland, Auckland & Coromandel Peninsula. pic.twitter.com/qCaDGUoeSj
— WeatherWatch.co.nz (@WeatherWatchNZ) February 12, 2023