PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN FOR EASTERN BAY OF PLENTY, MOUNT TARANAKI, THE TARARUA RANGE AND BULLER TONIGHT AND DURING WEDNESDAY A complex trough is moving eastwards across New Zealand tonight and Wednesday, with several bands of heavy rain and possible squally thunderstorms expected to affect central and northern New Zealand during this time
North Island, showers in most places, but mainly fine in the east from Gisborne to Wairarapa. South Island, rain or showers in the south and west, with the odd shower elsewhere.
A few showers, but rain spreading onto the western North Island and northern South Island at night.
North Island, periods of rain spreading eastwards, with some heavy and thundery falls in the west. South Island, rain spreading southwards, with some heavy falls possible in the north and east. Mainly fine or becoming mainly fine in Westland and Fiordland.
Cloudy periods and a few showers, with northwest winds on Thursday. Showers and westerlies on Friday, strong winds for a time. Rain with possible heavy falls developing on Saturday. Westerlies turning northerly and possibly rising to gale for a time.
Showers, some heavy with squally thunderstorms and hail, easing tomorrow evening.
Mainly fine. However, brief rain this evening and isolated showers tomorrow.
Showers, with isolated squally thunderstorms and hail, easing tomorrow afternoon and clearing in Marlborough and much of Nelson by evening.
A few showers in the north, spreading to most places tomorrow.
Cloud increasing and scattered rain developing this evening, clearing tomorrow.
Fine today. Scattered rain developing about the south coast tomorrow morning and spreading north later.
A few showers, becoming frequent and heavier tomorrow.