Story by Anna Rushworth – www.NZHerald.co.nz
Barbecues and beach visits are on for Christmas Day, with weather experts tipping mild, dry conditions.
Metservice weather ambassador Bob McDavitt said some forecasts suggested a sub-tropical depression could bring rain to northern and eastern parts of the North Island on Christmas Eve.
But fine weather was forecast for most of the country until Boxing Day. Thanks to an anticyclone there was a chance of light rain in the lower South Island early on Christmas morning.
Philip Duncan of weatherwatch.co.nz said winds coming mainly from the east and south east would keep temperatures down.
“It won’t be scorching hot. Every forecast is pretty much showing cloud but I don’t think it’s going to be a miserable day.”
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