A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today. An area of low pressure brings rain to the upper North Island on Friday with heavy falls possible, more settled further south however there are still a few showers about.
Areas of rain or showers for western regions today, rain may be heavy about Fiordland. Rain may also become heavy for the western North Island overnight Taranaki northwards. Mainly dry weather in the east with some high cloud and warm temperatures. Spots of rain possible about Southland from afternoon.
Areas of rain may be heavy about the upper North Island on Friday, especially early morning then again late afternoon / evening. The odd shower for the West Coast of the South Island, mostly sunny with some high cloud about Nelson / Marlborough. Canterbury has some morning sun then cloud builds from afternoon with southeasterly winds. Cloud and the risk of some drizzle developing in the morning about the far south.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz