Low pressure covers New Zealand on Thursday with a centre off to the west of the country in the Tasman Sea and another off to the northeast of the North Island.
Fairly dry for most of the North Island on Thursday however there may be some heavy rain about Gisborne / East Cape then easing in the evening. The odd shower moves into Northland in the evening. There may also be areas of low cloud or fog to start the day. =
For the South Island, in the west morning showers clear then sunny areas develop. In the east expect a mix of sun and cloud, light winds tend to the south in the afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz