Weather News

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Heavy downpours left farmlands covered in water as the rain caused numerous slips in other parts of the country.

Watch: Aerial video shows the extent of flooding at Clevedon near Auckland yesterday

The Wairoa River rose about 3.9m, according to Auckland Council monitoring stations.

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Road closures to major highways in the Coromandel have left some people stranded in the region today.

Flooding and slips isolate Coromandel Peninsula

Heavy rain warnings are now in place for Gisborne and Bay of Plenty.

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Road closures to major highways in the Coromandel have left some people stranded in the region today.

Watch: Recap of today's wild weather causing flooding in Auckland and Coromandel

1 NEWS' Sarah Bradley covered the damage left by the storm that lashed the north today.

Watch: Driveway turned into raging river after heavy rain in Coromandel

Police are advising people in the region to delay their travel until tomorrow morning if possible.

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A neighbour said the family was home at the time but no one was injured.

Lucky escape for Auckland family after large tree crashes through roof of house during wild storm

The wild weather is moving south with flooding causing road closures in the Coromandel.

Pictures: Flooding from deluge of heavy rain cuts off Coromandel

The flooding is expected to worsen this evening due to the high tide at 9pm.

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Maraetai Beach can be seen lapping over the road.

Roads close in Auckland due to flooding as severe weather lashes parts of country

Get out your brollies and wet weather jackets, heavy rain and strong winds are expected for most parts of the North Island.

Wild weather for the north cuts power, may cause flooding

A king tide may cause flooding for parts of the North Island.

A graphic showing the likelihood of storm surge in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Safety warnings issued as storm forecast to batter Auckland this weekend

A low pressure system from the north is forecast to bring heavy rain and severe gales to the region.

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King tides are also forecast this weekend to compound matters.

Auckland, Northland warned to brace for coastal flooding and thunderstorms tomorrow morning and throughout the day

NIWA has advised the "high tides of most concern for Auckland are at 8:29 pm tonight & 8:47 am Sunday."

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Severe gales and heavy rain are on the agenda, with possible coastal flooding on Sunday.

'Batten down the hatches' - severe gales and heavy rain could cause weekend washout and road closures in Auckland

The school holidays weather will take a turn for the worse as 'Tasman rainmaker' hits.

Heavy rain and severe winds forecast to hit parts of New Zealand

MetService issued a Severe Weather Warning this morning.

Days of heavy rain, gales expected to hit parts of the country

The worst of the heavy rain is expected to hit the western coasts up to Taranaki.

New Zealand's weather from January to June the story of 'two halves' - the warm and the wet

The latest number crunching from NIWA reveals some interesting statistics for the first half of the year.

Rain (file picture).

Heavy rain, strong wind and thunderstorms forecast to hit parts of New Zealand

Severe Weather Watch in is place for west of the South Island and the lower North Island today.

Heavy rain, gales, possible thunderstorms expected for central and southern parts of the country

MetService has issued a severe weather watch for the lower North Island and the western areas of the South Island.

Fog blankets Auckland city about 6am on June 29, 2018.

Heavy fog lifts after causing major disruptions at Auckland Airport this morning

Twenty-six domestic and regional flights were cancelled this morning, with many others delayed.

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They’re often located at airports - but is that the best place?

Debate over the location of official temperature readings instruments around NZ

They’re often located at airports – but is that the best place?

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Forecaster Georgina Griffiths says July could be "rough" after frosty start to winter.

Brrr! Temperature in Auckland plunges to three-year low

The MetService says it was the coldest morning since July 2015, but not a record.

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Forecaster Georgina Griffiths says July could be "rough" after frosty start to winter.

'Extremely cold temperatures for June', says MetService, but the worst is yet to come

The temperature overnight last night in Auckland dropped to two degrees, with many other regions dropping to just below freezing.

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It's been a chilly start for many in the South Island, including those in Dunedin.

Early morning snow falls on Dunedin hills

NZTA reminded drivers to take extra care driving around the South Island.

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Motorists are warned it could snow on the North Island’s Desert Road.

Icy blast set to engulf much of New Zealand bringing snow, heavy rain, thunder, hail and gales to various areas

Winter made its presence felt on roads across the South Island today and the whole country is now poised for a blast.

Thunderstorms, 110kmh winds expected today in Auckland, Northland and Waikato

Storms, possible hail and strong winds are forecast along the length of the country's western coast.

Frosty start for South Island, parts of North Island

Wellingtonians woke to a rare frost with temperatures in parts of the capital below 0C.

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Try as it might, thick cloud is keeping the sun away this June, and it's got some people feeling blue.

'It's making everyone grumpy' - low sunshine hours taking its toll on New Zealanders

Christchurch is on track for its dullest June with just 18.2 hours so far.

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1 NEWS meteorologist Dan Corbett explains why Auckland got just 9 hours, 37 minutes of sunlight today.

Good news! It's the shortest day of the year

1 NEWS meteorologist Dan Corbett explains why Auckland got just 9 hours, 37 minutes of sunlight today.

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Christchurch on track for gloomiest June on record, says MetService

Garden City has averaged less than one hour of sunshine each day so far this month.

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