Here’s what is making the weather headlines today.
FRONT CLEARS AWAY THEN SETTLED
A front moving over the North Island this morning clears away to the northeast, rain clears away too and sunny spells increase. Showers are a little slower clearing northern Northland and not clearing the east coast till night, then finally we see a few showers move in between the Bay Of Plenty and eastern Northland later this evening as light winds tend to the east.
WARMEST IN NORTHLAND, COOLEST INNER SOUTH ISLAND
Temperatures in Northland will be the warmest today around the country getting up to 17 or 18 degrees, the inner South Island (the Mackenzie Country for example) on the other hand may only get as high as 4 to 5 degrees after what would have been a very frosty start this morning. The Mackenzie Country may be cold today but skies will be clear and sunny.
FRONT STILL DUE TO MOVE IN ON FRIDAY
A warm then cold front are still due to move over New Zealand on Friday pushing in from the Tasman Sea. Rain for western regions, Nelson and Bay Of Plenty will be heavy in areas then easing later in the day or overnight. Strong northeasterly winds can be expected in the morning, into the afternoon winds tend more to the north. Winds still remain strong for the North Island later in the day but ease for the South Island.
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