Chance of rain for some this weekend

More wet weather is coming into the NZ area - but it's not as extreme nor is it heavy falling in unusual places, says WeatherWatch.co.nz “Fiordland... Read More

Calmer weather forecast to return this week

Windy westerlies will blow through some regions today with heavy showers here and there, ahead of a calmer Wednesday in many regions. This is according... Read More

Heavy rain and severe gales for parts of NZ

MetService advises that a front over the Tasman Sea is forecast to move across New Zealand on Monday, preceded by a strong and moist north to northeasterly... Read More

Weather outlook for the week ahead

MetService advise that a strong north to northeast flow is covering New Zealand ahead of a front which is forecast to cross the country on Monday. This... Read More

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today for New Zealand. “There’s a shower or two is about for some parts of the North Island... Read More

Brief reprieve before more rain midweek

After a weekend of significant weather with prolonged heavy rain and severe gales for many, conditions are expected to improve today before another low... Read More

A mix of rain and sunshine in the forecast

Any residual rain from the weekend’s storm is expected to move off the Bay of Plenty this evening. A low to the east of the country is expected... Read More

Thunderstorms heading for North Island

Update, 3.30pm: The severe thunderstorm watch issued by the MetService for Northland, Auckland and Waikato has been extended to also cover Great Barrier... Read More

More rain and gales expected this afternoon

MetService advise that further heavy rain and northwest gales are expected today for parts of central New Zealand. “A broad active trough over... Read More

Significant flight disruption due to weather

Wind, rain and fog across New Zealand on Saturday has caused significant disruption to regional turbo-prop services across the Air New Zealand network... Read More

Work continues today to restore power to thousands

Update: 3.45pm Power has now been restored to the remaining properties in Maketu that had a power outage on Saturday due to strong winds. There were... Read More

Wild weather lashing NZ

MetService have issued a rare Red Warning for Buller as heavy rain continues to lash parts of the South Island. The wild weather... Read More

Heavy rain expected this afternoon

WeatherWatch advise that a vigorous front is moving over the North Island today bringing heavy rain to some western regions and very strong northerly winds.... Read More

A multitude of severe weather warnings

MetService is forecasting an intensely wet and windy run of weather as an active front moves eastwards across central New Zealand. While things are... Read More

Stormy weather on the horizon

Weather forecasters are predicting severe weather to move onto New Zealand this weekend, but not everyone is expected to be impacted. In the Bay of... Read More