Weather

Stormy weather on way

A severe weather watch for the lower half of the North Island and the upper South Island was issued by MetService tonight.

Glaziers kept busy after warm northwest gale

Wind gusts up to 143kmh left Dunedin glaziers run off their feet repairing windows in the city yesterday.

Traffic, trains running again after weekend weather

Roads in the lower North Island, closed during weekend flooding, rain-related slips and crashes, have reopened today.

Windy start predicted for spring

Windy start predicted for spring

Spring is nearly here but the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) says it'll be a windy, dry one.

Strong winds forecast for Otago

Otago will avoid the severe gales expected to hit central New Zealand today, but will still be buffeted by strong winds, the MetService says.

Rough weather on way - MetService

Wind and rain are set to hit the country later this week, the MetService says.

Tropical storm Guillermo forming in Pacific

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Guillermo has formed far from land in the Eastern Pacific with winds sustained at 64kmh.

NZ shivers in below-average temperatures

NZ shivers in below-average temperatures

For the third month on end, temperatures below average have been posted across most of the country, with North Otago leading the way.

Wild weather on way

Wild weather is expected across the country in the next 48 hours, with heavy rain in the southwest, high winds in the east and snow on the mountain passes.

Alpine skier dead in avalanche

An alpine skier buried in an avalanche in Southern Alps in Canterbury today has died of his injuries.

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