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All warnings dropped, clean up continues

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At 9:36 this morning, WeatherWatch.co.nz forecasters posted the news that so many have been longing to hear; “All MetService land warnings have now been lifted”.


Sunday's national forecast

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The remnants of yesterday’s big low will keep our weather pretty unsettled today.  The strong winds will be backing off today and this will be the trend throughout the day.  No addtional heavy rain is expected.


A bit windy & showery for the NI on Sunday

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We can say goodbye to the low on Sunday, but not its influence.


Auckland sees clouds decrease, winds increase

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Satellite image are showing a well-defined boundary sliding across the North Island at this hour.  This boundary is the leading edge of some drier air moving onto the NI.  That’s is bringing the precipitation to an end for the upper and western parts of the island.  The sun will try to peek out as we go through the rest of the afternoon.  However, the rather breezy con


Latest severe weather information

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Rain continues to fall over much of the country this morning.  WeatherWatch.co.nz users have also reported increasing wind.  Katy Coulton in Midhirst calls it “roaring wind”.  Claire Hensley said Aurora was “getting hammered” earlier this morning.


Saturday's national forecast

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The much-anticipated Tasman low is already spreading rain and wind about New Zealand this morning.


Strong low organising over the Tasman

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Our weather will become increasingly unsettled over the next few days, starting today.


Potential Tasman Sea "weather bomb" later this week

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Computer models have been picking for days a rapidly forming low in the Tasman Sea this Thursday, Friday and Saturday which may become defined as a "weather bomb" says WeatherWatch.co.nz.


Severe weather threat update

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For the last few days, it’s been pretty obvious that there was going to be at least some heavy rain showing up today.  The western regions of the South Island seemed to be the most likely candidates for getting heavy rain.  Eastern Bay of Plenty and Northern Gisborne seemed likely to see heavy rain as well.


Heavy rain targets western SI, lower NI

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A potent Tasman low will swing a front across New Zealand today.  These two features will combine to make for some adverse weather for parts of the country.