FURTHER HEAVY RAIN FOR GISBORNE AND THE COROMANDEL PENINSULA A moist easterly flow is expected to continue over most of the North Island through into Friday morning
North Island, showers for most but more frequent east of Tauranga at first. South Island, sunny spells and a few showers, mainly during the afternoon and evening.
Cloud increasing and showers developing in the western areas of both the North and South Islands then turning to rain in the west of the South Island later. Fine spells and a few afternoon and evening showers elsewhere.
Rain or showers for most, clearing in the eastern areas during the day and remaining dry about the Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Cloudy periods with a few showers and northeasterlies on Friday. Showers persisting on Saturday and Sunday and winds tend northwest.
Scattered showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.
Rain, with some heavy falls, especially in Coromandel and Gisborne.
Often cloudy, with a few showers. Fine spells developing afternoon.
Cloudy. Areas of drizzle about the coast clearing from afternoon. Isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.
Cloudy periods, and isolated showers, especially during the afternoon and evening, when some could be heavy and thundery.
Areas of low cloud morning and night. Fine in the afternoon apart from isolated showers.