North Island


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Fri, Sat, Sun

A low moves over the North Island today while a ridge sits over the South Island. A front feeding into the northeast of the South Island eases during the day. A ridge for the North Island on Saturday while a weakening front moves onto the lower South Island, a northwesterly airflow increases on Sunday.

Friday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Friday

This low moves over the North Island on Friday while a ridge sits over the South Island.

Early heavy showers with a risk of hail and thunder ease about the upper North Island then sunny spells increase, showers mostly clearing by evening. Breezy southwesterly winds.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Thu, Fri, Sat

A front slowly passes from west to east over New Zealand during today meanwhile a low follows in behind. This low moves over the North Island on Friday while a ridge sits over the South Island then on Saturday a northwest airflow develops in the far south.

Thursday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Thursday

This front slowly passes from west to east over New Zealand during Thursday meanwhile a low follows in behind.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Wed, Thu, Fri

A ridge for the North Island today while northeasterlies increase further south. A front pushes onto the country overnight from the west. This front slowly passes from west to east over New Zealand during Thursday meanwhile a low follows in behind which hangs around the North Island on Friday with a ridge developing further south.

Wednesday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Wednesday

A ridge for the North Island on Wednesday while northeasterlies increase further south. A front pushes onto the country overnight from the west.

Sunny areas and increasing cloud for the upper North Island, chance of a shower from afternoon about Northland then some overnight rain. Light southwesterly winds tend northwest later on.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Tue, Wed, Thu

A cold south to southwesterly airflow eases during today meanwhile a slim ridge of high pressure starts to move onto the South Island. A ridge for the North Island on Wednesday while northeasterlies increase further south. A front pushes onto the country overnight from the west then a low moves in on Thursday.

Tuesday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Tuesday

A cold south to southwesterly airflow eases during Tuesday meanwhile a slim ridge of high pressure starts to move onto the South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Mon, Tue, Wed

A large low brings unsettled weather to most of the country today, centred just east of central New Zealand. A gusty south to southwesterly airflow eases later on Tuesday as a ridge of high pressure starts to move in however it doesn't last long as another front starts to move towards the west from the Tasman Sea.

Monday


VIDEO: Lightning caught on cam hitting New Plymouth Wind Wand

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A classic spring front moving up the country over the past 24 hours created squalls, hail and this spectacular lightning strike in New Plymouth.

The video, captured by Primowireless.co.nz which has a webcam on the TWL Building.