A west to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Thursday. A few fronts slide northwards over the country bringing some rain or showers in the west, dry weather out east.
A few showers for the western North Island on Thursday, dry out east with some cloud.
Rain for Fiordland with a chance of heavy falls then weakening and moving into North Westland by evening. Mostly sunny for the eastern South Island with some high cloud.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz