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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A band of rain lies over the upper North Island on Saturday while a weak high east of the South Island directs and easterly quarter airflow over the rest of New Zealand. A northerly quarter airflow increases on Sunday.

Rain for the upper North Island on Saturday, possibly heavy although any heavy rain will likely be in a fairly narrow band. The odd shower elsewhere for the North Island, there may also be a light shower or two near the coast Banks Peninsula northwards in the east otherwise fairly dry.

Looking great for the West Coast of the South Island although there may be some cloud Greymouth northwards.

A shower or two for the upper North Island on Sunday, sunny spells further south. Becoming warm for the east of the South Island as a northerly quarter airflow increases, heavy rain moves onto the West Coast later in the day.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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