A northwesterly airflow increases over the South Island today ahead of a front which moves onto the lower South Island around midday then the upper South Island in the evening. A ridge for the North Island gradually weakens. A front lies across the lower North Island on Tuesday then another front moves onto the upper North Island from afternoon on Wednesday bringing in some heavy rain.
Blue – A frosty start for much of the inner North Island and upper South Island this morning. Meanwhile heavy rain about Fiordland this morning gradually pushes northwards during the day.
Blue – A touch frosty about the lower South Island inland, no major frosts. A front lies across the lower North Island during the day which may deliver some persistent rain to the Manawatu / Kapiti regions during the day.
Blue – As a front moves in from the Tasman Sea with it comes some heavy rain, pushing into Northland around midday then reaching the Bay Of Plenty overnight.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz