New Zealand on alert for heavy flooding: videos

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Before the heavy rains who have registered in New Zealandthe city of auckland has declared this Friday the state of emergency alert due to damage caused by strong and apocalyptic floodscaused by unusual rains.

New Zealand on alert for severe flooding. Photo: Getty Images/File

The damage caused by bad weather have forced the Auckland International Airport closing way suddensince its facilities have been severely affected by the floods.

For his part, the Mayor of Auckland, Wayne Brownstated that said alert reflects the reality of the disaster. So far, the floods have caused evacuations and interruptions in daily operationsbecause the weather prevents emergency services support the population.

Heavy flooding in New Zealand

Inhabitants of the area and users in social networks have shared images and videos bad weather, which has forced them to carry out your daily activities in the midst of chaos by severe flooding.

Netizens shared what the streets, supermarkets and even the Auckland air terminal, completely filled with water due to heavy flooding, which forced Elton John a cancel your presentation at Mount Smart Stadium as part of their final “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour.

One dead in heavy flooding in New Zealand

Local authorities reported that They found a body north of the city; Nevertheless, They are investigating whether the death was caused by heavy rainfall.. According to the New Zealand Weather Service, will continue the rainy in aucklandcity with more than 1.5 million people.

For her part, the Deputy Prime Minister, Carmel Sepuloniwho visited a evacuation center in the entitypointed out through his Twitter account that he had seen “significant flooding”pointing out that emergency services do their best for providing a safe place to people who need it.

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