Strong low pressure anchored over the Tasman Sea will keep rain going across much of the country today.
Upper North Island
Breezy with mainly cloudy skies with periods of showers. A few heavy showers possible this afternoon.
Lower North Island
Breezy with cloudy skies with numerous periods of showers. Some heavy rainfall is possible this afternoon and this evening.
Highs 16-20 in the east, 14-18 in the west and south
Upper South Island
Cloudy and windy with rain likely. Heavy rain is expected, especially over the far northwestern sections of the Mainland.
Lower South Island
Becoming windy with mainly cloudy skies with showers likely for southern Canterbury and eastern Otago.