Weather

Heavy rain forecast to set in on Sunday

Bay of Plenty and Coromandel residents are being advised to prepare for heavy rain this weekend. The MetService is forecasting heavy rain for parts of the... Read More

More wet weather to move in on Sunday

A low-pressure system west of New Zealand is set to continue influencing the country's weather in the coming days. This is the same system that has brought... Read More

Showery weather in the east

Unsettled weather continues to be the theme for New Zealand this week. MetService is forecasting a showery few days for eastern areas, while the story in... Read More

Severe thunderstorm watch

MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch on Sunday afternoon for Bay of Plenty, Coromandel Peninsula, Northland and Great Barrier Island. An unstable... Read More

Slow-moving low bringing showery flow

A low will remain slow-moving over the Tasman Sea on Monday, directing a showery northwest flow over the North Island, says MetService. Meanwhile, a trough... Read More

Heavy rain forecast for eastern BOP

MetService has issued a severe weather warning with heavy rain expected for parts of the eastern North Island and the upper South Island today. A front preceded... Read More

Heavy rain warning still in force

A heavy rain warning issued for the Bay of Plenty and Rotorua remains in force today. The MetService issued the orange warning on Thursday. The region... Read More

Helping prepare people for severe weather

Additional information in the MetService's severe weather warnings to help people better understand the impact of incoming weather and what actions to take... Read More

A run of unsettled weather ahead

A band of rain is moving onto New Zealand today and MetService has issued heavy rain warnings and watches around the country. A severe weather warning is... Read More

Heavy rain looms for most of the country

Multiple heavy rain watches are in place all across the country for the end of the week, with upgrades to warnings possible, MetService warns. The culprit... Read More

Detailed update on incoming large low for NZ

WeatherWatch.co.nz is providing "more detail about a large low pressure system developing over the next couple of days". In the weather organisation's... Read More

Temperature drop and snow for the south

More familiar June temperatures are expected to move up the country today. Snow is also being forecast for the higher parts of the lower South Island early... Read More