Dark blue: Spells of heavy rain possible in the upper North Island again – as the same rain band passes over the country
Light blue: Frosts and cold conditions in the interior of the South Island and lower North Island
Lingering effects of the frontal system may bring patches of heavy rain to the northern North Island during the morning on Thursday – but it may not stick around for long.
Light blue: Cool conditions once again in the interior of the South Island
Conditions settle down as we head into the weekend, as a ridge of high pressure creates a spell of much calmer and clearer weather over most of the country.
Light blue: Frosty and cold conditions for the interior South Island – frosts likely to be heaviest in sheltered inland areas
Blue: Showers may affect eastern parts of Northland and the East Coast
The large ridge of high pressure once again brings a sunny and settled day across most of New Zealand.
– 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