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Gale force winds forecast to hit parts of South Island tomorrow after North Island hit by rough weather overnight - TVNZ

Gale force winds forecast to hit parts of South Island tomorrow after North Island hit by rough weather overnightTVNZMany exposed places in the South Island are likely to be affected by strong winds tomorrow after parts of the North Island received a battering overnight. MetService says exposed places in the South Island can expect gale force northwesterlies by ...and more »

A precursor to winter - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

A precursor to winterScoop.co.nz (press release)A trough of low pressure moved southeastwards over the country overnight Saturday, and lay southwest of the Chatham Islands Sunday morning. This system brought significant amounts of rain to much of the North Island during Saturday and into Sunday ...and more »

InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday - WeatherWatch.co.nz;

InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday - WeatherWatch.co.nz

WeatherWatch.co.nzInfoGraphic: The Big Picture on MondayWeatherWatch.co.nzA ridge pushes onto the South Island on Monday morning while strong southerlies ease during the day for the North Island. For the western North Island expect morning showers to clear then sunny areas increase in the afternoon, gusty southerlies strong ...and more »

Single digit afternoon temperatures in lower South Island - Voxy

Single digit afternoon temperatures in lower South IslandVoxyIt's not a very warm day in exposed parts of the South Island with single digit temperatures, or below teen, in many places this afternoon. Dunedin is hovering around 7 or 8 degrees, Ashburton 9 and Christchurch 10. Invercargill has 9 degrees while ...and more »

More rain for North Island - Otago Daily Times

More rain for North IslandOtago Daily TimesHeavy rain drenching the North Island is expected to ease only briefly this weekend with just enough time to catch some fresh air before the wet weather kicks in again. A severe weather warning has been issued for the Bay of Plenty where 140mm could ...and more »

Sunday's national forecast - becoming colder for many - WeatherWatch.co.nz;

Sunday's national forecast - becoming colder for many - WeatherWatch.co.nz

WeatherWatch.co.nzSunday's national forecast - becoming colder for manyWeatherWatch.co.nzThe rain is moving through the North Island faster than forecast as a big high near Australia expands faster helping push the rain through and limiting the chances of a lingering low over the North Island. It's always been a bit of a messy forecast but ...and more »

Cold snap could bring frost, thunder - Radio New Zealand;

Cold snap could bring frost, thunder - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandCold snap could bring frost, thunderRadio New ZealandIt's likely to be a wet evening for much of the North Island, with MetService saying thunderstorms are possible for some areas. Rain pours down in the Auckland CBD. Rain pours down in Auckland CBD. (file photo) Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly.and more »

Sunday's rain to clear North faster than forecast, cold still on track for South - WeatherWatch.co.nz;

Sunday's rain to clear North faster than forecast, cold still on track for South - WeatherWatch.co.nz

WeatherWatch.co.nzSunday's rain to clear North faster than forecast, cold still on track for SouthWeatherWatch.co.nzUpdated 9:52pm --- Rain will clear the North Island faster and not linger as long thanks to a faster building high in the Tasman Sea. This is very positive news for those affected by recent big floods and farmers and authorities who have had far too ...and more »

Thunderstorms, gales and snow in store for weekend - Stuff.co.nz;

Thunderstorms, gales and snow in store for weekend - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzThunderstorms, gales and snow in store for weekendStuff.co.nzA mix of fronts moving over the country is expected to bring heavy rain, thunderstorms, gale-force winds and snow. MetService meteorologist April Clark said it was a bleak story for most people across the country this weekend. "It's a bit of a messy ...and more »

Wild weather on its way, South Island to get first cold snap - New Zealand Herald;

Wild weather on its way, South Island to get first cold snap - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand HeraldWild weather on its way, South Island to get first cold snapNew Zealand HeraldMore rain and possibly thunderstorms are set to hit the North Island today, while the South Island gets its first real cold snap tomorrow. Metservice has issued thunderstorm watches for places north of Auckland. "There will possibly be heavy rain there ...and more »

Saturday's National Forecast - WeatherWatch.co.nz;

Saturday's National Forecast - WeatherWatch.co.nz

WeatherWatch.co.nzSaturday's National ForecastWeatherWatch.co.nzA messy area of rain, showers and dry conditions will spread over the North Island over Sataurday although we still expect plenty of dry weather, especially the further east you go. Much of the South Island has a brief pause between systems - and a ...and more »