Space dogs and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting showers developing in the morning then rain from the afternoon, with a chance of it being heavy. Northeasterly will be tending northwest. A severe weather watch is in place for the eastern ranges It's...... Read More

Severe weather watch in force in the BOP

Heavy rain is being forecast to hammer the Bay of Plenty area today. A severe weather watch remains in place for the region after it was issued by the MetService on Sunday. “A complex low pressure system and associated fronts and troughs was...... Read More

Severe weather watch issued for the BOP

MetService has released a severe weather watch for the eastern ranges of Bay of Plenty. A complex low pressure system and associated fronts and troughs are expected to move east onto New Zealand from the Tasman Sea overnight tonight, then across the...... Read More

Another stunner weekend expected in the Bay

  Bay of Plenty residents will get to enjoy fine weather for the second weekend in a row, with a fine end expected to the week.   MetService meteorologist Tui McInnes says the fine weekend is forecast for the whole of Bay of Plenty. “Tauranga...... Read More

Steamboats, cartoons and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a few showers turning to rain in the late morning, with a chance of thunderstorms, clearing to fine in the afternoon as northwesterlies turn westerly. It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 16...... Read More

Madonna, gold rush and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a fine day, then a few showers at night. Also westerlies. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Humidity is 78 per cent. High tide is at 10.20am and low...... Read More

Chilly morning wind whipping around Tauranga

In today's forecast we are expecting cloudy periods with a chance of morning showers, then becoming fine in the evening. A strong southwesterly developing during the middle of the day should be easing by nightfall. It's a three-clothing and...... Read More

Gusty westerlies and showers

In today's forecast we are expecting showers, with a chance of thunderstorms throughout the day. A northeasterly will be turning to a gusty westerly during the morning. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 15 and an overnight...... Read More

Thunderstorms forecast to rumble across Tauranga

A severe weather watch remains in place for Tauranga this morning, with the MetService forecasting thunderstorms throughout the day. Periods of heavy rain and squally thunderstorms are being forecast for the area as a low, which has moved in from the...... Read More

Heavy rain and possible thunderstorms

  Squally thunderstorms are being forecast for the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel.   The MetService has issued a severe weather watch for the Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Nelson and Fiordland. Heavy rain heavy rain is expected to...... Read More




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