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.
It could be raincoats and sunglasses at the ready this week
as the school holidays kick off with a temperamental
Heavy rain which has been lashing Wellington this morning is
set to move north during today, bringing with it driving rain
Raincoats will be needed this weekend, with wet weather
forecast for much of the country.
Voters will need to wrap up warm and bring raincoats and
brollies to get to the ballot box on Saturday as the weekend
weather looks set to be cold and wet.
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