Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
Police are advising Bay of Plenty motorists to take extra care on the roads this evening.
There have been a number of calls for assistance to emergency services due to surface flooding and fallen trees.
Police urge motorists to drive with extreme caution, particularly in areas where there is surface flooding, as there could be hidden hazards.
If you can delay travel, we would advise you do so until the weather event has passed.
Issued by Police Media Centre