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South Island spring storm in full force

A key highway between Canterbury and the West Coast will remain closed over the weekend as heavy rain and snow continues to batter parts of the South Island. The NZ Transport Agency said State Highway 73 would stay closed between Arthur's Pass and Jacksons until at least mid-Monday. READ MORE: Highway bridge washed out, students strandedNZTA State Highway 73 remains closed on Friday between Arthur's Pass and Jacksons, on the West Coast. Heavy rain pelted the middle of the South Island until at least midday, moving to the upper West Coast and Tasman by mid afternoon. But she looked out her window and saw heavy snow had settled.

Source: Stuff November 08, 2018 18:00 UTC