A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today and on Thursday.
Occasional showers for western New Zealand today. Some rain moves into the Taranaki / Central North Island area in the evening. Mainly sunny conditions out east with a touch of high cloud.
Areas of rain or showers for western regions once again on Thursday, 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.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz