The second of the 3 storm systems we expect this week is on the way on Wednesday – with the west of the country again getting the worst of the weather.
Heavy rain, thunderstorms and gusty westerlies are all in order once again for our midweek – check out the weather highlights for the next 3 days, below.
Blue: Heavy rain for the West Coast of the South Island during the morning, and western parts of the North Island.
Purple: Strong north to northwesterly winds possible from Canterbury through to the Cook Strait area.
Green: Thunderstorms possible in the Waikato and Taranaki areas.
Cloud thickens in the east of both islands, with the chance of a shower here and there through the day.
Blue: Heavy showers and possible heavy rain on the West Coast of the South Island.
Light Blue: Showers and possible heavy rain in Auckland, Northland and Waikato overnight.
Blue: Heavy rain on the West Coast.
Green: Heavy spells of rain and stormy conditions for the western North Island, Waikato, Auckland, Bay of Plenty and Northland.
Purple: Gale force northwest winds through Cook Strait, and strong winds for the west of the North Island.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
For specific 10 day information for your city, town, rural community or island please see the 1000 forecasts on our homepage!
– Aaron Wilkinson & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz