InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday


A ridge of high pressure moves in on Thursday bringing in some settled weather, however a few showers are still to clear mainly in the east.

Morning showers clear most parts of New Zealand on Thursday however a shower or two may linger about the Manawatu and Wairarapa through into the afternoon. There is the risk of a light shower or two at times during the day from Northland and down along the western side of the North Island however the majority of the time it is looking to be dry.

A ridge of high pressure brings the chance of a light morning frost about Central Otago.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz