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New Zealand floods: Horror as 1,000 tourists stranded at resort in devastating landslide
The huge landslip will see tourists face an uneasy wait for rescuers. Authorities in New Zealand have warned the tourists they may not be saved until Friday. The mudslides happened near the Franz and Fox glaciers, which, Sky News reports, is on the country’s south island.
Local civil defence controller John Canning issued the devastating update following the incidents.
He admitted that an exit had been cleared to save some tourists but at 800, or “possibly 1,000” were still left at the Franz Josef Glacier.