The Pike River Mine disaster was a coal mining accident that began on 19 November 2010 in the Pike River Mine, 46 kilometres (29 mi) northeast of Greymouth, in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island. A methane explosion occurred in the mine at approximately 3:44 pm (NZDT, UTC+13). At the time of the explosion 31 miners and contractors were present in the mine. Two miners managed to walk from the mine; they were treated for moderate injuries and released from Greymouth Hospital the next day. The remaining 16 miners and 13 contractors were believed to be at ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Pike River At Amberg with a streamflow rate of 337 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Pike River, reporting a gauge stage of 3.66 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Pike River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 888 ft, the Pike River At Amberg .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Pike River At Amberg
|337 cfs||3.66 ft|
Pike River Near Racine
|17 cfs||1.39 ft|