Flood: Around 382 trapped in southwestern New Zealand
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Flood: Around 382 trapped in southwestern New Zealand

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Wellington, Feb 3: Heavy rains and floods hit the Milford Sound, a popular tourist destination in southwestern New Zealand, overnight and left around 382 people stranded, the local media reported on Monday.

The floods, which were caused by high tides, mostly trapped visitors and staff, said the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

NEMA has declared a state of emergency in the Southland region, where Milford Sound is located. (UNI)

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