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Humidity levels are currently 99% or 100% in parts of Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and many places in between.This explains fog, low cloud and dampness - also the...

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Mar 29 2017 - 7:00am
A low brings unsettled conditions to the North Island today while the South Island sits under a ridge of high pressure. A ridge for the upper North Island on Thursday, a low slowly moves away to the...
Mar 29 2017 - 3:56am
A low brings some unsettled weather to the North Island today while most of the South Island sits under a ridge of high pressure.
Mar 28 2017 - 8:45pm
A subtropical feed brings some heavy rain to the North Island's east coast for a time on Wednesday then unstable conditions in the afternoon inland while the South Island continues to sit under a...
Mar 28 2017 - 7:31pm
Updated 6:48pm -- Severe Category 4 Cyclone Debbie, which was close to Category 5 earlier, has now made landfall in eastern Australia says WeatherWatch.co.nz and has weakened to a Cat 3 storm. The...
Mar 28 2017 - 12:57pm
Cyclone Debbie remains a powerful Category 4 tropical cyclone and it likely to be this strength and category as it makes landfall in Queensland this afternoon.
Mar 28 2017 - 10:50am
Northern New Zealand is fairly humid at the moment and combined with the heat it's making for some big daytime cloud build-ups. Most at risk of heavy afternoon downpours with isolated thunder are...
Mar 28 2017 - 7:00am
Anticyclonic conditions for most today although weak low pressure lies over the upper North Island. A subtropical feed brings some heavy rain to the North Island's east coast for a time on Wednesday...
Mar 28 2017 - 4:00am
Anticyclonic conditions for most on Tuesday although weak low pressure lies over the upper North Island.
Mar 27 2017 - 7:47pm
In our first weather video of 2017 we bring you a special update on Cyclone Debbie as it now reaches Severe Category 3 and may reach Cat 4. Head forecaster Philip Duncan takes a look at Debbie's...
Mar 27 2017 - 4:56pm
Anticyclonic conditions for most on Tuesday although weak low pressure lies over the upper North Island.
Mar 27 2017 - 2:38pm
Cyclone Debbie continues to move towards Queensland on Monday with landfall still likely on Tuesday. WeatherWatch.co.nz says the storm hasn't strengthened very much overnight but in the past...
Mar 27 2017 - 9:46am
A warm airflow across New Zealand means a warm week is on the way for Southland and Otago. There have been a few cold changes recently with some days struggling to make it much into double digits....
Mar 27 2017 - 8:24am
For years we've been trying to help the New Zealand news media stop misusing the term "weather bomb" but it appears they want clicks not accuracy.
Mar 27 2017 - 7:00am
A low is centred out to the west of the North Island today bringing in a humid northerly quarter airflow, this brings the risk of some unstable weather this afternoon. Southerlies over the South...
Mar 27 2017 - 4:37am
A low is centred out to the west of the North Island today bringing in a humid northerly quarter airflow, this brings the risk of some unstable weather in the afternoon. Southerlies over the South...
Mar 26 2017 - 9:20pm
Sub-tropical downpours in Auckland tonight are affecting the Adele concert - but the star is taking it in pride, popping on a poncho to carry on singing. Aucklanders knew downpours were possible...
Mar 26 2017 - 5:00pm
Queenslanders are on high alert as Cyclone Debbie north west of New Zealand continues to intensify and head directly towards the Sunshine State.  
Mar 26 2017 - 3:47pm
A low is centred out to the west of the North Island on Monday bringing in a humid northerly quarter airflow, this brings the risk of some unstable weather in the afternoon. Southerlies over the...
Mar 26 2017 - 12:57pm
UPDATED 12:57pm --- Downpours are developing and spreading south today as a low in the Tasman Sea helps feed a humid sub-tropical airflow over parts of New Zealand. Sunday afternoon will see large...
Mar 26 2017 - 7:32am
The poll over the past week focused on the precise wind direction you may tend to favour over the others. This week we want to know which wind direction is your least favourite. New Zealand's...