Auckland: Flooding caused by heavy rains in New Zealand. Due to heavy rains, water has entered various parts and people’s lives have become difficult.
The floods caused heavy damage in Auckland and the Upper North Island. Relief camps have been opened across the city after houses, farms, and businesses were damaged due to rain and floods.
The airport was flooded due to heavy rains and the power supply was disrupted. New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins assessed the situation on the ground. Condolences were conveyed to the families of the deceased.
The New Zealand government has announced additional funding of $450,000 for flood-ravaged areas. So far four people have been reported dead in floods and landslides.
Auckland has experienced the heaviest rain in recent days. New Zealand’s biggest city has been put on alert. The warning has not been lifted as the rain will continue this week.