nzherald.co.nz and weather analyst Philip Duncan bring you the latest on the rain clouds around the country – plus a look at the next system which consists of a much larger low in the Southern Ocean.
This new low is likely to spread onto the country on Sunday and linger until at least Wednesday – and based on current modelling it has the potential to bring gales, rain, thunder and some snow.
on 9/05/2012 4:06am
Could there be any sleet/hail showers for Dunedin out of this one??
on 9/05/2012 4:58am
Hi Paul – at this stage it looks as though the winds may buckle at the end from being a southerly to more west south west which definitely isn’t cold enough for sleet in Dunedin. I think we need a few more updates from the models before we can project that but at this stage we don’t expect a major wintry outbreak – but snow for the ski fields.
on 9/05/2012 2:28am
Yes we have to get through the next 2-3 days of inclement weather in Auckland first.
Bring on the NWer! Hope its true to form.