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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A southwesterly airflow lies over the country this weekend.

Showery conditions for most North Island regions on Saturday, the Bay Of Plenty escapes most of the wet weather. Showers for most upper South Island regions clear in the morning then some sun breaking through from afternoon. The odd shower lingers for much of the day about North Westland, rain moves into Fiordland later in the evening / overnight. Any early showers clear coastal Otago then some sun breaks through, morning cloud about Southland and Central Otago breaks to some sun. Overnight rain moves onto the lower South Island as a front pushes in from the southwest.

Showers affect most western North Island regions on Sunday, the Bay Of Plenty and along the east coast is looking drier / sunnier. Showers for most South Island regions also, Nelson and Marlborough are mainly dry however then there could be a shower late afternoon / evening. Canterbury may have a dry morning then showers sweep northwards, starting about South Canterbury in the morning reaching North Canterbury around midday.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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