Milford Road closed due to flooding

State of emergency declared as heavy rain and flooding slams Milford Sound.

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the Milford Road, SH94, could be closed all this week given the damage from torrential rain in the past 24 hours, forecast to continue today and tomorrow.
The road was closed earlier today between Cascade Creek and West Gate (the Chasm).  A state of emergency for the Fiordland Community Board area was declared by Southland Civil Defence before 2 pm today.
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