Here’s what is making the weather headlines today.
RAIN EASES THIS AFTERNOON EASTERN NORTH ISLAND
Some rain pushing through for the eastern North Island may be heavy this morning but it eases from midday starting in the south. Winds are fresh from the south.
FROST RISK OVERNIGHT
Yes to reiterate a frost risk is present overnight for the South Island especially for inland areas, not a heavy frost but -1 to -2 may occur in sheltered spots like the Mackenzie Country and alpine areas of the upper South Island. Further north just the Central Plateau presents a risk of frosts tonight. More on frosts here.
STRONG SOUTHERLIES THROUGH COOK STRAIT TODAY
Winds through Cook Strait today will be strong from the south, and they will be the strongest winds for most of this week. With high pressure moving in from Wednesday and hanging around till at least Saturday we can be sure of light winds for most.