Published: 05 Aug 2016
5 August 2016, 09:30 am
Cold conditions general advice
Timaru District residents are advised that due to snow falling to lower levels, the following points should be noticed and acted upon:
- Take extreme care when driving due to slippery conditions and risks of low visibility
- Be aware that other drivers may not be able to see you clearly
- Be watchful for pedestrians in low visibility situations
- Be aware of possible road closures. Any road closures will be notified on the NZTA website onthemove.govt.nz
- Conditions will remain very cold for some time, ensure you have adequate heating in place for your home
- Check on any vulnerable neighbours or people who might need help
- Monitor weather information or updates in likely changes to conditions.
For further information please contact Timaru District Council on (03) 687 7200.