Weather

Severe weather warning for South

Heavy rain and severe gales are expected to sweep over the country tomorrow, with forecasters issuing a severe weather warning and advising people to keep an eye on the weather.

Mixed month's weather leaves ground parched

Rain is urgently needed in many places throughout Otago after a mixed bag of weather during February, resulting in a drier-than-normal month.

Region needs a 'good, long soaking'

Otago's window for receiving enough rainfall to ease the dry conditions and provide needed grass growth, is closing fast.

Wind and snow forecast

Wind and snow forecast

An abrupt drop in temperatures and a dusting of snow on high ground is being predicted by the MetService for Otago today.

Temperatures to plummet in the South

Temperatures to plummet in the South

A cold front forecast to hit New Zealand tomorrow will result in abrupt temperature drops in the South Island.

Weather warning for Clutha and Dunedin

Weather warning for Clutha and Dunedin

Strong winds are likely to lash Clutha and Dunedin until early Monday, the MetService says.

Gales forecast for parts of Otago

A severe-weather watch has been issued for Otago, alerting people to the possibility of wind gusts up to 100kmh or more in parts of Clutha and Dunedin this weekend.

Gales likely in Clutha and Dunedin

Gales likely in Clutha and Dunedin

Gales look set to hit parts of the Clutha and Dunedin regions during the weekend and early Monday.

Wild weather wreaks havoc

Wild weather wreaks havoc

Wild weather shunting up the east coast brought gale-force winds and plunging temperatures this afternoon, catching out tourists in Kaikoura and boaties around Wellington.

Cold front expected to send temperatures south

Cold front expected to send temperatures south

A cool change is expected to hit Otago today as a cold front crosses the South Island, the MetService predicts.

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