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VIDEO: Rain clouds gather over NZ, Aussie deals with extreme heat

A low on Tuesday will bring much needed rain to both islands of New Zealand as high pressure over Australia expands bringing a heatwave. We break down which regions in NZ are most...

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Dec 15 2019 - 4:00am
Rain slowly moves up the West Coast today with some heavy falls and spillover into Southland and Otago. In the North Island there are showers, fairly patchy in the very north and west while...
Dec 14 2019 - 8:44am
Heatwave conditions persist in Western Australia and will spread across the country with record challenging heat.   On top of the heat, sustained winds of more than 30 km/h are likely to keep...
Dec 14 2019 - 8:04am
Brisbane has been hit by a severe thunderstorm for the second time in three days. Intense thunderstorms developed over southeast Queensland on Friday afternoon, with multiple severe storm cells...
Dec 14 2019 - 4:00am
A weakening front moves over the North Island today, expect a northwesterly airflow further south. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of PlentyA few morning showers clear then sunny spells...
Dec 13 2019 - 7:11pm
This weakening front moves over the North Island on Saturday, expect a northwesterly airflow further south. A front and low combination moves over the South Island on Sunday, northwesterlies further...
Dec 13 2019 - 5:35pm
WeatherWatch.co.nz has issued its first ever seasonal forecast thanks to IBM and it paints a picture of continuation of our current weather pattern. *Please note this was originally published...
Dec 13 2019 - 11:08am
We have rain clouds building next week with a chance of rain in both islands, especially on Tuesday as a low moves through pulling down sub-tropical rain ahead of it. It’s good news for dry parts of...
Dec 13 2019 - 8:28am
Northern NZ is in a rainfall deficit - by that we mean not only are many places below where they should be annually, but lately they've been drier and warmer than average too.  For holidaymakers...
Dec 13 2019 - 8:11am
A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today meanwhile a front pushes northwards over the South Island. This front weakens and moves over the North Island on Saturday.
Dec 13 2019 - 4:00am
A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today meanwhile a cool change / front pushes northwards over the South Island. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of PlentyAny morning cloud breaks...
Dec 12 2019 - 4:00pm
A westerly airflow lies over the North Island on Friday meanwhile a cool change / front pushes northwards over the South Island.
Dec 12 2019 - 2:18pm
We have some rain in both islands over the next couple of days but most regions are dry. As we head into the weekend we have afternoon downpours and a few showers around. Early next sub-tropical...
Dec 12 2019 - 8:13am
Patchy ongoing light to moderate rain over the north eastern North Island will linger through Thursday. Some isolated heavy spells are possible over Hawkes Bay and Gisborne but mostly light.
Dec 12 2019 - 7:00am
Mainly settled on Thursday however a few weak areas of low pressure at either end of the country from afternoon bring a chance of unstable conditions. A westerly airflow lies over the North Island on...
Dec 12 2019 - 2:51am
Mainly settled today however a few weak areas of low pressure at either end of the country from afternoon bring a chance of unstable conditions. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Dec 11 2019 - 4:00pm
Mainly settled on Thursday however a few weak areas of low pressure at either end of the country from afternoon bring a chance of unstable conditions.
Dec 11 2019 - 10:26am
Warmer than average days and nights are creeping back across the country with sub-tropical winds expected for some by the weekend. Right now North Islanders have a southerly quarter low with the...
Dec 11 2019 - 10:20am
Wet areas are drying out this week but so too are dry areas as NZ sits in between weather systems. We have a weak high to our west and a weak low to our north.
Dec 11 2019 - 7:00am
High pressure brings mainly settled weather today, a chance conditions may turn unstable about inland parts of the lower South Island this afternoon. Mainly settled again on Thursday however a...
Dec 11 2019 - 4:00am
High pressure brings mainly settled weather today, a chance conditions may turn unstable about inland parts of the South Island during the afternoon. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of...