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Mid-summer furnace as temperatures approach 40C in Canterbury

We knew today had the potential for the late 30s and this is happening now right across Canterbury. A number…

VIDEO: A burst of heat, a burst of cold & a Tropical Cyclone risk next week

NZ has the risk of a Tropical Cyclone next week but first we have a burst of hot, then cold,…

NZ’s next tropical cyclone threat is next week (+3 Maps)

A tropical storm is expected to form north of NZ within a week and does pose some threat to northern…

Tuesday’s national forecast – Very hot in the east (+4 Maps)

A weak area of high pressure centred to the northwest of the North Island in the Tasman Sea pushes a…

VIDEO: Summer heat, another cold change + tropical life next week

We’re entering the peak of summer now and this week the temperatures shoot up into the 30s for many places,…

La Nina weather pattern to create a sub-tropical low next week (+2 Maps)

La Nina has likely peaked now and while NZ has been sheltered from much of the La Nina weather pattern…

Hot first half to this week but a big cold change on Thursday (+2 Maps)

Temperatures will be over 10 degrees above average in some parts of NZ this week – by Thursday it’s all…

Monday’s national forecast – Hotter weather builds again (+11 Maps)

It’s going to be hotter and a bit windy as we kick off this week, with high pressure centred just…

Sunday’s national forecast – Western showers and eastern heat (+4 Maps)

The heat continues to increase in eastern NZ with highs into the low 30s possible in some places today (Hawke’s…

Saturday’s forecast – That westerly is still with us, but warmth is returning (+6 Maps)

A westerly airflow continues on across New Zealand and while not overly windy it will still be noticeable for some,…

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Meteors – Your Eyewitness Reports!

WeatherWatch.co.nz receives meteor reports from all over New Zealand and the entire globe, 24/7/365. If you’ve seen something in the sky…

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VIDEO: Cyclone Yasa forms near Fiji & Vanuatu as high pressure expands over NZ

A huge high is with NZ this week but Tropical Cyclone Yasa was named overnight near Fiji and Vanuatu and…

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