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Enormous high will bring both dry weather and wet weather, cold and warm (+3 Maps)

In the weather world we don’t say weather systems are ‘enormous’ very often – but this high pressure belt is. For a time next week it will roughly stretch 7000km across – to give some perspective Australia ...

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Showers, some heavy. An isolated thunderstorm possible today, mainly this afternoon. Showers ease evening as Northerlies change Sou'West.
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VIDEO: Wintry weather for parts of NZ (not all) this weekend – big high next week

Colder south to south west winds will dominate many regions over the coming days with the lower South Island and…

How far will the cold snap go? How much rain and snow? 10 maps explain it all

The South Island is in for a cold and wintry weekend while the North Island is partially wrapped up in…

Temperature trends – Cold for the South Island’s east coast

Easing southerly winds bring chilly temperatures to the eastern South Island today, average to cooler then average for the eastern…

Friday’s national forecast

A ridge pushes over the South Island today meanwhile a low moves over the North Island bringing unsettled conditions. Northland,…

RainWatch – Low brings wet weather to the North Island on Friday

A low pressure system brings wet weather to the North Island on Friday, there could even be a few thunderstorms…

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VIDEO: Wintry weather for parts of NZ (not all) this weekend – big high next week

Colder south to south west winds will dominate many regions over the coming days with the lower South Island and…

VIDEO: Cold weather, some lower level snow, then more dry high pressure

NZ has a cold change coming, especially the South Island with snow down to just a few hundred metres and…

VIDEO: Cold snap coming, more rain and some snow

Every dry region in the country will get wet weather over the next few days, including Canterbury which is increasingly…