Snow on the hills of Pine Hill earlier this year. Photo by
Snow is predicted to fall to 200m-300m in eastern and
southern parts of the South Island today, MetService says.
A special weather advisory was issued yesterday warning of a
cold southerly change, which was expected to spread north
over the South Island this afternoon and evening.
Snow was predicted to 200m-300m from this evening but snow
accumulations were not expected to reach warning amounts,
The change in weather was predicted to bring rain, with snow
about the hills, this evening in Dunedin, and rain and snow
showers in Queenstown.
A southwesterly change was then expected to hit, dropping
temperatures to single figures tomorrow.