While Dunedin shivered in temperatures which barely reached
12degC yesterday, today should be much warmer, MetService
The cool, breezy weather which moved up the country yesterday
was expected to fade away as the weekend begins,
meteorologist Dan Corbett said.
''This will be a decent weekend for outdoor plans with good
fine spells, but a bit of wet weather will creep into the far
south for the second half of the weekend.''
In Dunedin, the temperature was expected to get to 18degC
today and be fine with some cloud. Similar conditions were
expected inland, where temperatures should rise to the
The wet weather in southern parts of the South Island on
Sunday would come from another front moving up the country.
It could briefly bring a few heavy bursts of rain to the far
southwest, along with strengthening winds across the alpine
ridge tops, he said.
In Dunedin it was expected to arrive in the afternoon but
temperatures were still expected to be about 18degC.