Here’s what is making the weather headlines today.
LOW CROSSES OVER, MAYBE A THUNDERSTORM
A low pressure system crosses over the country today moving from west to east, naturally western regions will experience some rain. The western North Island, top of the South Island and Fiordland see the most of this rain, the upper North Island could even experience a few thunderstorms.
You can see more on today’s thunderstorm risk from Metservice here.
STRONG WINDS – NORTH ISLAND
Strong northwesterlies for the North Island today with a chance of gale force winds about western coastal areas, winds then tend more to the west this afternoon.
A few watches are out from Metervice regarding wind here.
COLD SOUTHWEST CHANGE ON THE WAY TUESDAY
Yes cold southwesterlies are about the push northwards over the South Island tomorrow, this will bring cold temperatures naturally and some snow in the ranges, perhaps down to about 400m in the south and 600 to 700m for the upper South Island.
Thunderstorms with hail are possible for the West Coast then Canterbury in the afternoon with a strong southerly change developing.
Winter isn’t finished with us yet.