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Thursday night’s national forecast

A front moves over the country from this west this evening and overnight so many places can expect to see some rain. Eastern regions will be the driest with generally only brief rain for a time.

Auckland & Northland
Periods of rain with northerly winds, easing overnight and becoming patchy.
Lows tonight: 12-13

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
The odd shower turning to rain this evening, northerly winds
Lows tonight: 8-13

Eastern North Island
Thick high cloud with northerly winds, a brief spell of rain passes over during the night.
Lows tonight: 10-11

Western North Island
Rain moves in this evening with northerlies, possibly heavy about northern Taranaki and the Tararuas. Easing to showers overnight as winds tend more northwest.
Lows tonight: 10-11

Cloudy with some rain developing this evening, brisk northerly winds.
Low tonight: 12

Rain, chance of a heavy fall later this evening then easing overnight and clearing by dawn tomorrow. Northerly winds.
Lows tonight: 10-11

Some rain developing this evening, clearing by dawn tomorrow. North to northwest breezes.
Low tonight: 10-11

Thick high cloud, a brief spell of rain moves through this evening spreading from the west. Northeasterlies.
Lows tonight: 8-9

West Coast
Rain, heavy at times. Northeasterly breezes.
Lows tonight: 9-10

Coastal Otago
Cloudy, a period of rain develops this evening then clears overnight. Northeasterlies.
Low tonight: 8

Southland & Central Otago
Some rain with northeasterly breezes, clearing overnight.
Lows tonight: 5-6

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By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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