InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A northwesterly airflow picks up on Tuesday with a front moving onto the South Island from the west afternoon / evening.

A mainly dry Tuesday for most of the North Island however northern Taranaki and Kapiti may see a light shower or two. The West Coast of the South Island sees rain, becoming heavy from afternoon then easing overnight.

Another mainly dry day in the east with some high cloud, Southland and Otago may see a spot of rain at times from afternoon otherwise mainly dry.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson -