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Mild Mix Week of Weather

Monday, 6 August 2018, 12:16 pm | MetService

Following a wet weekend, MetService is forecasting a mild week of weather for much of Aotearoa. More >>

Heavy rain warning for eastern North Island

Sunday, 5 August 2018, 2:04 pm | MetService

It has been a wet day for much of the North Island today, with a broad slow-moving rain-band bringing rain to all areas except Northland. The wettest spots have been Bay of Plenty and Gisborne north of Tolaga Bay, with over 100 mm of rainfall recorded ... More >>

Heavy Rain Switches from West to East

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 12:00 pm | MetService

Today is wet in the west, with better weather in the east, but by the end of the working week MetService is forecasting a reversal of that split. Heavy rain is forecast this weekend for the Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, through to Wairarapa ... More >>

A fine and frosty start to a wet week ahead

Monday, 30 July 2018, 12:53 pm | MetService

“It was a cold start to the week for many inland South Island towns”, MetService meteorologist Mark Bowe said. A ridge of high pressure drifted over the South Island on Sunday, leaving clear skies at night which helped drop those overnight minimums ... More >>

A fine and frosty start to the week

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 3:31 pm | MetService

A southwest flow which is bringing showers to many places on Sunday will be replaced by clearing skies on Monday as a ridge of high pressure moves onto New Zealand. However, the ridge only makes a brief appearance before rain bands start moving over the country ... More >>

A game of two halves for the weekend

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 1:53 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting showers and cloud in western parts of the country over the coming days, making eastern coasts the best spots to catch the early morning lunar eclipse on Saturday. Rugby fans should experience a fine and dry for the Hurricanes ... More >>

Showers, snow and sunshine

Monday, 23 July 2018, 12:26 pm | MetService

Southerly winds returned over the weekend bringing with them some snowfall over the higher parts of the South Island. While the snow is likely to stay up in the hills, many parts of New Zealand are set to see temperatures drop with some cooler nights ... More >>

Unsettled Weekend Weather Set to Continue

Sunday, 22 July 2018, 3:34 pm | MetService

A settled start to this week gradually deteriorated from late Thursday and ended with a period of heavy rain and strong winds for a large portion of the country. More >>

Another Wet and Windy Weekend

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 12:36 pm | MetService

After a relatively settled midweek, MetService is forecasting the return of some wetter and windier weather for the weekend. While the wettest weather is expected on for the West Coast, rain is set to spread to the North Island for Sunday. Gales ... More >>

A Calmer Week

Monday, 16 July 2018, 1:40 pm | MetService

Following a weekend with significant weather, MetService is forecasting calmer weather this week. This will be most appreciated in northern areas that faced the brunt of the weather over the weekend and benefit from the benign weather as they assess the ... More >>

Severe Weather to Hit Just in Time for King Tides

Saturday, 14 July 2018, 1:25 pm | MetService

A low pressure system currently lying to the northeast of New Zealand is set to end the week on a wet and windy note. More >>

Calm Start with a Wet & Windy End this Weekend

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 1:46 pm | MetService

MetService meteorologists are forecasting a settled, calm end to the week, with a cool start to Fridaymorning set to contrast with this weekend’s weather. A significant weather system moves over the country in the latter half of the weekend, bringing ... More >>

Severe Weather Eases Tomorrow as Winds Shift Southwest

Monday, 9 July 2018, 12:32 pm | MetService

An active front crossed the country last night leaving New Zealand under an unstable airmass for the remainder of today according to MetService. Severe Weather Watches and Warnings are in force for much of the North Island and Nelson, Buller and Marlborough ... More >>

A Wild End to a Settled Week

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 2:01 pm | MetService

A ridge of high pressure dominated over New Zealand during the working week bringing settled weather for most New Zealanders. “The ridge brought plenty of sun to the first days of July, though the lack of cloud meant temperatures plummeted overnight ... More >>

Severe Weather This Weekend

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 1:15 pm | MetService

Light winds and clear conditions have kept things cool across much of the country this week. MetService is forecasting a change this weekend as a frontal system slowly moves up the country bringing heavy rain and strong winds. The South Island will ... More >>

Warmer mornings for many by the end of the working week

Monday, 2 July 2018, 2:59 pm | MetService

A ridge of high pressure becomes established over much of the country later today, and is expected to persist until late Thursday, when a trough approaches the far south of the South Island. MetService meteorologist Andy Best commented “Ahead ... More >>

An improving trend in the weather through until Wednesday

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 2:58 pm | MetService

An active front moves eastwards across New Zealand today, bringing periods of heavy rain with possible thunderstorms to western parts of the South Island and the lower North Island. MetService meteorologist Andy Best commented “There is an improving ... More >>

A frosty start to the weekend

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 12:28 pm | MetService

It’ll be a cold end to June with MetService forecasting frosty conditions across much of New Zealand for Saturday morning. The weekend is a tale of two halves however, as dry and sunny conditions on Saturday are replaced by cloudier skies and rain for ... More >>

Wintry Weather Sets In

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:51 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting cold wintry showers, with snow to affect the country as we start the week. There is a Heavy Snow Watch in force from 6pm today. “A strong southwest flow blankets the country dragging up cold air from off the ice,” Metservice ... More >>

Pool of cold air brings rain, hail, snow and thunder

Sunday, 24 June 2018, 12:54 pm | MetService

A series of cold fronts and troughs moving up the country are bringing unsettled weather to New Zealand to end the weekend and start the new week. Rain, thunderstorms, snow, hail and wind are all in the forecasts, mostly for western areas and the far ... More >>

   

 

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