Another frontal system is bringing rain and showers to New Zealand, with heavy falls, thunder and some gusty northwest winds in the pipeline as we head into the midweek.
Blue: Rain and showers for much of the western and northern North Island.
Purple: Thunderstorm risk for parts of the western North Island.
The front pushes onto the west of the North Island in the afternoon, and reaches the upper South Island by late afternoon or evening.
Blue: Rain and showers in the west of both islands.
Purple: Thunderstorm risk in the western North Island.
Green: Gusty winds from the west in the upper North Island.
Blue: Showers hang on in the west of both islands – could be heavy at times in the North Island.
Thursday sees an unsettled day for much of the country, though risky weather is reduced – there’s not as big a risk of stormy or disruptive weather.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
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– Aaron Wilkinson & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz