Many places saw some pretty steady weekend rain – though the new week will see clearer skies around most of the country as a ridge of high pressure clears things up.
A frontal system moves north over the South Island, though it should weaken as it’s pushed out by the increasing influence of high pressure.
Sunny and mild with southeast breezes picking up towards the afternoon, and temperatures getting up into the mid 20s.
Morning cloud clears to a largely sunny day, but southerly winds keep air temperatures just below the 20s – still pleasant for mid April though!
Morning cloud blows away to reveal a largely sunny day, though northeast winds persist, and temperatures won’t get up much beyond the mid teens.
– Aaron Wilkinson & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz
– Photo: Marion Hardman