Heavy showers have fallen across the upper North Island this
afternoon, but in the weeks ahead downpours should be almost
as rare as empty seats at the Cricket World Cup final.
The weekend ahead is looking good for farmers but potentially
disruptive for cricket fans, forecasters say.
A recently published survey found almost 50 per cent of the
population wanted the country's summer holidays moved to
More sunshine is on its way around the country, with
forecasters predicting the summery weather will continue
after yesterday's scorching temperatures.
Get out the sundresses and shorts for Christmas Day but keep
the umbrella and cardi handy.
The first Christmas Day weather forecast has been released -
and it's not looking so good.
Summer will not be off to a fine start, with rain and even
hail forecast for much of the country tomorrow.
Summer is coming but forecasters are warning not to take the
extra blanket off the bed just yet.
Cooler temperatures and more settled weather are expected
across the country this week, the MetService says.
Nearly 8000 lightning strikes have hit the upper North Island
this morning as wild weather lashes the country.
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