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Rainwatch – Thursday 17th January 2019

The weather is not too sure what it’s up to today with weak areas of high and low pressure about, no extreme weather at either end of the spectrum. A weak front lies about the lower South Island also.

North Island

Showers about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne ease, clearing this afternoon. Mainly dry elsewhere for the North Island today. 

South Island

South of Banks Peninsula there may be a light drizzle patch or two develop inland about the foothills this evening, especially later on. Showers about Fiordland ease this afternoon, a similar situation for Southland although expect longer dry spells after midday. Risk of a shower from afternoon about Otago mainly inland. Mainly dry elsewhere.

Image: Thursday 17th January 2019 4:00pm MSLP / rain map –


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