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RainWatch – A few showers in the northeast on Tuesday

A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Tuesday, moving around a high pressure to the east of the country. This brings a few showers to northern / northeastern parts of the North Island, the rest of the country is mainly dry. Just watch for the risk of a drizzle patch in the east Banks Peninsula northwards for the South Island.

Wednesday is mainly dry again for the South Island apart from some drizzle potential in the east Banks Peninsula northwards again. For the North Island a front moves in from the west bringing rain to Auckland by evening. Drizzle for eastern parts of the country on Thursday, rain about Northland / Auckland. Areas of rain or showers for the North Island on Friday in an easterly airflow, highest totals in the northeast, drizzle for northeastern parts of the South Island.

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By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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