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Antarctic Blast: Updated Snow maps and nationwide windchill (+18 Maps)

Snow flurries to sea level and heavier falls inland are expected for Southland and Otago today and heavier snow through the Southern Alps and Central Plateau. The Antarctic portion of this storm event peaks today with bitterly...

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Cloudy areas, the odd shower still possible, mainly out west. Gusty SW winds ease.
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RainWatch – Bitterly cold southwesterlies bring snow to near sea level in the far south

Very cold southwesterlies cover the country today, shower activity is mostly restricted to the coloured areas in the map below….

Storm: Gales update as strong winds surge over NZ (+5 Maps)

Gales are surging across a number of regions with isolated power cuts and trees expected to be down this morning….

Tuesday’s national forecast

A strong cold southwesterly airflow over New Zealand eases later today. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of PlentyMostly cloudy, the…

Temperature trends – Bitterly cold for the southeastern South Island on Tuesday

There’s not too much you can really do to disseminate the situation any further then to say tonight, tomorrow and…

Storm: Snow update as coldest air starts to arrive (+10 Snow Maps)

Snow flurries are forecast to sea level in Southland, Otago and Fiordland for a time over the next 48 hours….

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Storm: Snow update as coldest air starts to arrive (+10 Snow Maps)

Snow flurries are forecast to sea level in Southland, Otago and Fiordland for a time over the next 48 hours….

Special Video: Extensive update on Antarctic blast + mild weather returns soon

The big storm south of NZ is peaking in power today and we have a special video covering extra details…

Storm Update: Severe gales surge off & on across NZ next few days (+8 Maps)

Waves of gales force winds will be surging across New Zealand for the next two days and with the storm…