The cold outbreak over the last couple of days in the south is on the improve however tonight temperatures are likely to drop below zero especially in inland areas.
Temperatures of minus three or four degrees are a possibility in some areas including Queenstown and even across some coastal parts of the far south the mercury could be near freezing point.
Several roads could be a little slippery in shaded areas first thing tomorrow morning and icy patches are possible especially where roads haven’t completely dried up after the southerly outbreak.
The day tomorrow should dawn generally clear over much of the Mainland but some cloud with an early shower could dot parts of North Canterbury and the Kaikoura Coast.
Earlier today a few showers fell over Auckland city which surprised a few people including WeatherWatch.co.nz.
“I thought they might stay offshore” said Weather Analyst Richard Green “but instead a few showers moved across much of the greater Auckland region and it was pretty cool there for awhile but it’s looking brighter over the next few days, fingers crossed!”.
Overnight lows across most centres tonight are expected to be cool to cold with temperatures climbing a little higher tomorrow than today except for eastern areas of the North Island.
Story by R.Green