Weather

'Nasty' weather on way for north

A nasty patch of weather expected to hit the waterlogged Wanganui region is instead heading Auckland's way today and it could cause localised flooding and treacherous driving conditions.

Warmer, windier week for many

Snow-melting winds and warm weather will sweep the country this week - to the dismay of ski bunnies nationwide.

Warmer weekend ahead as cold snap eases

Warmer weekend ahead as cold snap eases

It might not be balmy, but the weather is a little warmer around the country today as this week's cold snap starts to ease.

Wild weather on way for much of country

Wild weather on way for much of country

Severe weather is bringing rain and gale force winds across the country from Thursday, MetService says.

Cool weekend on way for many

Cool weekend on way for many

Kiwis are set to shiver this weekend with cold winds forecast to whip throughout the country.

Warmer, windier week for many

Warmer, windier week for many

This week's weather is expected to be more autumnal than wintry, with highs in the mid-teens likely to be a welcome change after last week's cold blast.

Heavy snow to 500m possible

Heavy snow to 500m possible

A severe rain warning for Clutha and Dunedin may culminate in heavy snow falling to 500m in Otago today, a MetService meteorologist says.

'Coldest outbreak of year' on way

'Coldest outbreak of year' on way

Two big weather systems will bang both ends of New Zealand this weekend and the year's coldest blast yet is expected early next week.

Doctor dies in Petone flooding

Doctor dies in Petone flooding

An 80-year-old doctor on his way to a family event died after his car became submerged in rising floodwaters in Petone.

Highway closed as heavy weather hits North Island

Highway closed as heavy weather hits North Island

Rain, gales and thunderstorms are battering parts of the lower North Island today, and torrential rain is already affecting the Kapiti Coast.

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