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
Snow-melting winds and warm weather will sweep the country
this week - to the dismay of ski bunnies nationwide.
It might not be balmy, but the weather is a little warmer
around the country today as this week's cold snap starts to
Severe weather is bringing rain and gale force winds across
the country from Thursday, MetService says.
Kiwis are set to shiver this weekend with cold winds forecast
to whip throughout the country.
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.
A severe rain warning for Clutha and Dunedin may culminate in
heavy snow falling to 500m in Otago today, a MetService
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.
An 80-year-old doctor on his way to a family event died after
his car became submerged in rising floodwaters in Petone.
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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