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A Past Thundery Week, Wind and Rain Ahead

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 1:43 pm | MetService

This weekend certainly got off to a bang! Widespread thunderstorms across the North Island were a spectacle, keeping some kiwis up until the early hours of the morning. Localised flooding was reported following heavy downpours associated with the event. ... More >>

Thunderstorms and showers through the weekend

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 3:00 pm | MetService

MetService weather maps show a few, almost stationary features currently around New Zealand, a low to the west and a ridge to the southeast. This means we will have very similar weather days as we head into the weekend. As the low slowly fills, another ... More >>

Mixed Week’s Weather

Monday, 10 December 2018, 1:08 pm | MetService

Thanks to some welcome high pressure, the working week has started off settled, although with plenty of cloud around. Aotearoa, land of the long white cloud is certainly earning its name today, but expect brighter spells for most of us this afternoon. More >>

Summer Upon us but Still Some Wet Weather this Week

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:34 pm | MetService

We are firmly in summer, with the countdown to Kirihimete (Xmas) underway. With MetService forecasting some showers in the week ahead, it might be a good opportunity to get onto the presents! More >>

Wet gives way to fine

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:42 pm | MetService

Weather over New Zealand is expected to become settled over most of the country as we head towards the weekend. The sun has already broken through for many in the South Island, though some scattered showers are expected about the hills and ranges north ... More >>

Showery for Now but Not for Long

Monday, 3 December 2018, 2:00 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting a showery and humid start to the week, with a drier sunnier end to bring in the summer mood. More >>

Showery Week Ahead for Aotearoa but Ending on a High

Sunday, 2 December 2018, 1:00 pm | MetService

Summer is here. The clock is ticking on and with Xmas fast approaching, we reach that time of year where thoughts are drifting to BBQs, beach days and slip, slop, slap. More >>

Strong northeasterlies and periods of rain this weekend

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 2:08 pm | MetService

MetService meteorologists say the broad low which delivered severe weather to New South Wales earlier this week is now moving eastwards over the Tasman Sea. More >>

More wet weather

Monday, 26 November 2018, 1:00 pm | MetService

Spring continues to bring wet weather to many parts of the country this week, with MetService issuing Severe Weather Wanings and Watches for the lower North Island, and northeastern parts of the South Island for Monday and Tuesday. More >>

More rain for the week ahead

Sunday, 25 November 2018, 1:15 pm | MetService

Rain has fallen everywhere across the country during the past week, increasing the soil moisture levels in drier areas, while bringing too much rain for some, especially around Dunedin. It also brought problems for many events this weekend, resulting ... More >>

Will it rain on my Parade?

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 12:56 pm | MetService

MetService is advising that the low that has caused plenty of wet weather across New Zealand this week, moves away to the east today. More >>

Spread of Weather for New Zealand

Monday, 19 November 2018, 12:58 pm | MetService

Thunderstorms, hail, snow, rain and wind… Believe it or not, it’s spring! MetService are forecasting a large spread of weather across New Zealand this week, the result of a complex low-pressure system that has spread over the country. More >>

Significant Weather Ahead for New Zealand

Monday, 19 November 2018, 9:04 am | MetService

Following a mild week of weather, with plenty of sun about, this weekend has seen the skies greying over and rain spreading across the country. More >>

Significant Weather Ahead for New Zealand

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 12:20 pm | MetService

Following a mild week of weather, with plenty of sun about, this weekend has seen the skies greying over and rain spreading across the country. More >>

Warm weather won't last

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 12:11 pm | MetService

This weekend marks a turning point from the warm, settled weather that New Zealand has enjoyed for the last few days to a changeable, and even stormy regime. More >>

A Taste of Summer

Monday, 12 November 2018, 2:21 pm | MetService

As we look to the week ahead, it definitely has a summer flavour about it, with a broad ridge of high pressure sitting over Aotearoa for at least the first half of the week. This generally means morning cloud breaking up under the heat of the ... More >>

Looking back to a Spring storm and ahead to settled weather

Sunday, 11 November 2018, 2:53 pm | MetService

With a slow moving ridge over New Zealand bringing few weather worries for the start of the week ahead, we have a chance to review how extreme our weather can be. During the latter half of last week, a warm, northwest flow picked up a huge amount of moisture ... More >>

Heavy Rain, Strong Wind Easing into the Weekend

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 2:54 pm | MetService

An active cold front is making its way up the South Island today, bringing gales, heavy rain and snow. More >>

Clear night for most on Guy Fawkes, but Big Change Coming

Monday, 5 November 2018, 2:39 pm | MetService

It is an easy start to the week weather-wise with all areas seeing an improvement following the active weather of Saturday. This is good news for the Guy Fawkes celebrations around the country. “As such, we expect a good evening for fireworks displays tonight,” ... More >>

Last Week was a Busy Weather Week

Sunday, 4 November 2018, 2:05 pm | MetService

Last week has seen two significant storms, the second one just in time for the weekend. Rain, wind and snow have caused some disruption to business as usual for New Zealanders. Instability in the atmosphere brought thunderstorms over the North Island on Monday. ... More >>

 

 

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