It’s a frosty, cold, start to the South Island today with -7C being recorded in some locations.
Here are some of the temperatures as of 6am, as reported by our friends at Mackenzie Weather. They describe these temperatures as “staggering for April”.
Incredibly, at 7:40am, Fairlie was even colder at -6C.
You view the current WeatherWatch Observations page here – NZ’s largest community network of temperatures.