Weather

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.

Cold nights on way as weather eases

Cold nights on way as weather eases

Clear sunny days will brighten the weekend, but once the sun sets, prepare for chilly nights, MetService says.

Wild winds batter Auckland

Wild winds batter Auckland

One young Auckland family had a lucky escape after a tree was blown down on the front of their car this afternoon, as wild weather hits the region.

Anzac Day forecast fine for most

Anzac Day forecast fine for most

A fine morning is expected on Saturday for Anzac services, but the clear skies won't hold for the rest of the long weekend.

NSW storm on course for NZ

NSW storm on course for NZ

A high pressure system sitting over New Zealand is keeping the large storm battering New South Wales at bay - but is only days away from hitting New Zealand.

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