This was posted @ 5-30am Friday, November 9.
As anticipated, the alpine rivers have risen sharply, with the Rakaia peaking @ 4000 cumecs, the Waimakariri 1900, the Hurunui 300, and the Waiau 550 cumecs.
The Clarence was not affected.
The alpine rain has ceased, and these rivers will gradually drop into the weekend.
The Ashburton is flowing @ 100 cumecs at SH1, the North Branch 75, and the South 130 cumecs.
The Selwyn + the Ashley are unaffected. Snow is a factor here.
This will be updated @ 2pm Friday, November 9.
River flow and rainfall information can be found here: