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What Will The Weather Bring This Week?

Monday, 21 February 2022, 1:24 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 21 - Thursday 24 February MetService is forecasting mostly settled weather as we begin the last full week of meteorological summer, but there are a few exceptions to bear in mind. Skies are blue over most of Aotearoa today ... More >>

Standard February Weather Brings A More Settled Weekend

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 12:16 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting a frontal system to move up the country this weekend. It brings a brief period of rain but a large portion of the weekend will be relatively settled. MetService meteorologist Lewis Ferris states: “The past two weekends have ... More >>

Dovi Debrief And The Week Ahead

Monday, 14 February 2022, 1:22 pm | MetService

Covering period of Sunday 13th - Friday 18th February MetService is forecasting a much more settled week of weather ahead, after the drama of Cyclone Dovi crossing the country during the last couple of days. A broad ridge of high pressure brings ... More >>

Another Bout Of Severe Weather Coming

Thursday, 10 February 2022, 2:25 pm | MetService

Tropical Cyclone Dovi, currently near New Caledonia, feeds a river of warm air and moisture onto New Zealand. MetService has issued Heavy Rain Warnings and Watches for central areas from Taranaki to Buller, along with Strong Wind Watches for northern ... More >>

Warmth, Humidity And Another Soaking

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 12:44 pm | MetService

A humid airmass that was partly responsible for drenching much of the country over Waitangi Weekend is poised to bring further heavy rain to parts of northern and central New Zealand this week. MetService has already issued an Orange Heavy Rain Warning ... More >>

Red Warning Extended

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 2:04 pm | MetService

MetService has extended the timing of the Red Warnings for Heavy Rain in Buller and Westland as an atmospheric river of warm and moist air continues to bring heavy rain to the South Island’s west coast, and warm, humid conditions to the rest of ... More >>

Red Warning For Heavy Rain In Westland & Buller

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 1:13 pm | MetService

MetService has issued a Red Warning for Heavy Rain in Westland and Buller from 1am on Wednesday. The extreme rain accumulations will cause disruptions across the regions that saw a similar system in July 2021. The current warnings are in place until Thursday ... More >>

Dry And Humid In The North, While Concerning Heavy Rain Hits Areas Of The South Island

Monday, 31 January 2022, 12:44 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 31st January - Thursday 3rd February Dry, warm conditions prevail across much of the country early this week, however MetService is forecasting a dramatic change for parts of the South Island with significant rainfall forecast ... More >>

Another Settled Weekend

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 1:01 pm | MetService

Last weekend was sunny and dry for most of New Zealand but since then a few fronts have brought bouts of unsettled weather. For the upcoming weekend, MetService predicts high pressure to encompass the country, seeing the settled conditions return. A cold ... More >>

More Rain On The Way For Dry Parts Of The North Island

Monday, 24 January 2022, 9:32 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 24th - Thursday 27th January Rain is falling over the northern half of the North Island, and MetService is forecasting further periods of rain there today and Tuesday. The remainder of the country is also forecast to ... More >>

Blue Skies For Most This Weekend

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 1:30 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting another high pressure system to sit over Aotearoa this coming weekend, bringing dry and settled weather for most. The cold front that swept up the South Island on Wednesday is weakening away as it tracks up the North Island ... More >>

Tongan Volcano And Cyclone Cody

Monday, 17 January 2022, 2:05 pm | MetService

As Cyclone Cody moves away, swell and wind are still impacting Aotearoa advises MetService who also continue to monitor Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha’apai volcano for possible disruptions to aviation in the region. It was a busy weekend for MetService’s ... More >>

Tongan Volcano And Cyclone Cody

Monday, 17 January 2022, 2:00 pm | MetService

As Cyclone Cody moves away, swell and wind are still impacting Aotearoa advises MetService who also continue to monitor Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha’apai volcano for possible disruptions to aviation in the region. It was a busy weekend for MetService’s ... More >>

Cyclone Cody Expected To Stay Clear Of The North Island

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 2:44 pm | MetService

MetService meteorologists advise that the risk of heavy rain has diminished as Cyclone Cody looks to track east of New Zealand. However, the risk of severe gales about exposed parts of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne remain. Cyclone Cody currently ... More >>

Cyclone Cody Update – Saturday 15 January

Saturday, 15 January 2022, 6:42 pm | MetService

MetService meteorologists have high confidence that the centre of Cyclone Cody will track east of East Cape on Monday. This reduces the widespread impacts from wind and rain, but dangerous marine conditions are still likely along eastern coasts of ... More >>

Cyclone Cody Update January 14th

Friday, 14 January 2022, 3:03 pm | MetService

MetService meteorologists are keeping a keen eye on Cyclone Cody developments with currently available information supporting a track passing near East Cape on Monday. Hazardous marine conditions are expected for northern and eastern parts of the North ... More >>

Cyclone Cody Will Impact New Zealand

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 2:06 pm | MetService

Tropical Cyclone Cody is moving towards New Zealand and MetService are forecasting very stormy weather to impact parts of the North Island and upper South Island. Impacts are likely to begin in the north on Sunday and move down the country. A ridge of ... More >>

Severe Weather Outlook For New Zealand

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 2:04 pm | MetService

Issued 01:45pm Thursday 13 Jan 2022 Valid from Saturday 15 Jan 2022 to Tuesday 18 Jan 2022 Cyclone CODY expected to impact central and northern New Zealand from late Sunday into early next week A large ridge of high pressure over New Zealand slowly ... More >>

Another Week Of Summer Sun, But We’re Keeping An Eye On The Pacific

Monday, 10 January 2022, 1:20 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting a settled, summery week of weather for most people in Aotearoa, but are keeping a close eye on a tropical cyclone near Fiji. Tropical Cyclone Cody, named by the Fiji Meteorological Service this (Monday) morning, is a category ... More >>

Cooler Temperatures Before A Warmer Weekend

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 6:53 pm | MetService

After a very warm welcome to the new year, MetService is forecasting a cooler couple of days before the mercury creeps up again through the weekend. January 2022 has already been one for the books as temperatures in several places neared their records ... More >>