Low pressure is forming around the West Coast today with rain setting in there and forming in nearby regions like Southland and parts of Otago and Canterbury.
Many parts of New Zealand will be cloudier today.
The West Coast rain will be heaviest and most widespread later today and overnight.
The North Island remains dry and fairly calm.
For detailed data in your local area refer to our local 10 day + hourly forecasts – this now comes with HOURLY and DAILY rainfall totals for your specific location.