Bad weather affecting drivers in parts of the South Island

Bad weather affecting drivers in parts of the South Island

Southern

Police are urging drivers in Central Otago and South Canterbury to take care in adverse weather conditions.

The Crown Range Road is closed at both ends due to slip.

There are reports of weather damage to houses in Clyde, with roofs coming off two houses. 

Strong winds are affecting roads in the Tekapo Twizel area.

Police are warning those with high sided and light vehicles to take extra care and delay travel if possible. 

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre