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Mt Ruapehu crater lake heats up to 43C, Alert level raised to 2

Most people want 2020 to end – but they don’t want it to go out with a bang. The news…

VIDEO: Your official countdown to Christmas and the weather looks… hmmm

An unsettled weather pattern is forecast for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day around New Zealand with a colder…

Your 2020 Christmas Day forecast: An unsettled sou’west flow for many, colder in the south

The southern end of NZ will have a cooler, showery, Christmas Day while those in the north eastern North Island…

Yasa’s remnants to fall apart just offshore + Expected rainfall for rest of 2020 (+10 Maps)

The rainy remnants of what was Cyclone Yasa will get quite close to NZ on Wednesday – but fail to…

Monday’s national forecast – High pressure covers NI, cool in Canterbury/Coastal Otago (+10 Maps)

Today is the summer solstice (the longest day of the year, or day with the most amount of available sunlight)….

Sunday’s national forecast – Cooler, drizzly, change moves up South Island (+6 Maps)

Temperatures are dropping up the South Island today as a weak southerly change moves in. Cloud, drizzle, showers and some…

Cyclone Yasa brushing Tonga, but the centre well out to sea

Yasa is no longer a ‘severe’ tropical cyclone but is still a powerful storm packing a punch as it passes…

Saturday’s national forecast – Hot for some, 30 degrees possible

High pressure now lies well east of NZ and it’s this large high that will help guide the remnants of…

VIDEO: Friday update on Cyclone Yasa & NZ’s forecast right up to Christmas Day

Severe Cyclone Yasa is now a Category 3 cyclone (at the time of recording this it was still Cat 4)…

Cyclone Yasa still blasting Fiji but now moving away, Tonga may be next (+3 Maps)

Updated 11:45am NZDT — Severe Cyclone Yasa passed over Fiji last night and this morning lies south east of Vanua…

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Santa Tracker 2020

Final Update — The WeatherWatch Santa Tracker has ended for 2020! Here’s the last recording of the radar at 11pm…

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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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