InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A southwesterly airflow continues on Thursday with a front passing over the North Island during the day and another moving onto the lower South Island in the afternoon.

Showers for most North Island regions on Thursday, especially in the west.

The same goes for the South Island although after any morning showers clear the east coast experiences a mainly dry afternoon. A frosty start for inland parts of the lower South Island.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson -