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Tempest Tasman: Auckland' s wetest March in 58 years
Sunday's flood in the New Lynn area of West Auckland led to large floods. Tasman Tempest has drained more rains in some places in six out of six nights than is normally anticipated for the whole of March, new numbers show. This has led to extensive floods, loss of land and animals and power cuts to more than 2. 2 million inhabitants.
The Whangamata got the most rainfall, with 475 mm rainfall in the six-day period - more than the city would normally get all fall. 6 mm of precipitation that falls on Saturday between 3 and 4 o'clock in the morning. The wetest March session since 1965 was Auckland, with 27mm of rains on Friday from 17:00 to 18:00.
This was also the wetest for Auckland since 1959, with 100mm fall from 9am. New Lynn's torrential flooding was the outcome of 1 in 30 years of rains, said niwa metorologist Ben Noll. Overflowing Lower Nihotupu River in West Auckland absorbs the flooding of the embankment by strong rains at the weekends.
"Whilst no weather phenomenon is due to the effects of climatic changes, all occurrences are affected by climatic changes, as the air is hotter and muggier now. "The climatic changes increase the probability of heavy rains with appropriate weather conditions. Noll said that for every centigrade of heat rise, there would be up to eight percent more snow.
"If you want to spend a few nights on the beaches in the off-season, next week-end on the North Island looks quite a marvel. "Long-distance routes of arid weather and sunny weather with temperature close to or above mean.