Desert Road closed due to snow, warnings in place for Napier-Taupo road

The Desert Road (State Highway 1) has been closed between Waiouru and Rangipo due to snowfall today.

Source: 1 NEWS

Warnings also remain in place for road snowfall on the Napier Taupo Road (State Highway 5), as well as Porters Pass (State Highway 73).

NZTA said a detour is in place at the Desert Road via National Park and Ohakune.