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Weather headlines (x3) for Thursday: More heavy rain today, Strong northerly winds, Hitting 20 in the east tomorrow

Here’s what is making the weather headlines today. MORE HEAVY RAIN TODAY It’s not secret we have had a lot of rain already for many western parts of New Z...


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Rainy and windy. Breezy to brisk North to Nor'East winds.

UPDATED Rain & Flood Risk Maps for Thursday

Here’s the latest rain and flood risk maps or New Zealand, for the 24 hours from 6pm Wednesday to 6pm…

Thursday’s national forecast – Heavy rain in the west

A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today with plenty of rain for western regions and the top of the…

VIDEO: Rain Update for NZ + Cooler change for Aussie & NZ this weekend

More heavy rain is still to fall across parts of NZ while Australia has windy westerlies right along the southern…

Weather headlines (x3) for Wednesday: Heavy rain NW South Island, Precipitation outlook, Any snow due?

Here’s what is making the weather headlines today. HEAVY RAIN – NORTHWEST SOUTH ISLAND Heavy rain feeds in the West…

Wednesday’s national forecast – Very heavy rain NW South Island

A front feeds into the South Island today especially the northwest corner bringing very heavy rain, drier conditions in the…

Live / Real Time NZ Rain Radar

Live / Real time NZ rain radar for 11:05am on Thu 18 August 2022New

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A stunning Hawke's Bay day:  
With added snow on the Kawekas!

Wow! Compare Aug 16, 2022 with Aug 15, 2011

It’s 20 degrees in Invercargill this afternoon – while 11 years ago this week it was snowing in Auckland! A…

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Surprising! Top 10 places around the Equator that have snow, ice & glaciers

Surface temperatures at the Equator average 31C by day and 23C at sunrise – but here are 10 surprising locations…

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VIDEO: What is La Nina? We explain in 60 seconds!

EDUCATION — A lot of people want a simple explanation as to what La Nina is, and how it might…

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