It’s a freezing and frosty start for much of the country this morning – with most inland South Island areas sitting well below zero degrees before sunrise, and still very cold as we publish.
As of 6:35am, people in the following areas are waking to very cool and frosty conditions:
There is also a risk of black ice on many roads, so take care while driving in the shade this morning in the South Island too.
Eastern parts of the North Island may see a low level snow flurry or two in the ranges today, but it’s not looking like anything serious will settle – it may just be an interesting feature.
– Aaron Wilkinson & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz
– Photo: Chris Johnson