The latest frontal system over New Zealand continues to bring rain and showers through the week, with heavy falls, thunder and some gusty northwest winds continuing – before another frontal system sweeps through towards the weekend.
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.
Blue: Heavy rain across the west of the North Island – mainly south of Taranaki – and top of the South Island late in the day.
A front barrels in from the northwest during the day, but won’t reach New Zealand until late in the evening – and further overnight.
Symbols: North Island west, sun / showers. East Coast of North Island, mostly sunny. West Coast of the South Island, sunny / high cloud. East Coast through to Southland, mostly sunny with high cloud later in the day.
– 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