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Northland to prepare for a drenching as severe rain warning issued

MetService is advising residents to be aware of possible surface flooding and to be careful on the roads.

Heavy rain pelts parts of upper North Island

Don't forget your raincoat this morning!

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Heavy rain has been pummelling the upper South Island.

Heavy rain, dark grey skies and surface flooding not enough to discourage Nelson holidaymakers

Eager kids quickly made their way into the cold waters for an unusual summer swim.

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One holidaymaker in Golden Bay said he was able to kayak outside his tent where rain had built up at Pohara campsite.

Nelson region holidaymakers drenched as heavy rain pummels upper South Island

There were no weather-related call-outs overnight, however.

Auckland ferry service suspended as heavy rain set to saturate upper North Island

MetService has issued a severe weather warning for Northland, Auckland, and northern Taranaki

Heavy rain predicted to fall in Nelson today, up to 120mm expected to hit Auckland later in the week

Auckland Transport has already suspended ferry trips across the Gulf Harbour.

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

Temperatures into mid 30s in the south, not much cooler elsewhere

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

Storm clouds over Auckland (file picture).

Auckland can say goodbye to clear skies, with wet rest of week expected

But there will be no relief in the evenings heat wise as temperatures are set to remain high.

Wellington

Wellingtonians throwing off the duvet as hot nights continue in the capital

Meteorologist Lisa Murray said the temperatures are considerably warmer than last year.

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TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update

Some real ups and downs in the weather for the days to come

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update

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The snow was trucked in from Ruapehu as a promotion for the ski-field there.

Thick coating of snow on Tauranga beach - and right in the middle of summer

The snow was trucked in from Ruapehu as a promotion for the ski-field there.

Sweltering days forecast to hit Invercargill

"Invercargill has only hit 30 degrees five times since 1993."

Severe Weather Warning for parts of New Zealand

Torrential rain of up to 40mm per hour and hail is possible.

Private weather forecaster hopeful government will improve their access to weather data

A PWC report says weather data in New Zealand is largely not open access.

Heavy rain forecast for central NZ, everywhere else hot and dry

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

Auckland waterfront.

Hot in the city! No relief in sight for sleepless Aucklanders struggling through muggy January nights

Unrelenting humidity and noticeably higher than average overnight temperatures have Aucklanders tossing and turning.

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Only yesterday parts of the West Coast were classified as in a drought.

Flood-hit Greymouth spared further damage despite overnight rain

The Fire Service reports that it was not called to any flooding incidents overnight.

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Welfare centre set up in Greymouth as more severe weather expected to hit

The region was hammered with 75mm of rain in just two hours this morning causing surface flooding.

Watch: Confronting images show scale of serious flooding in Greymouth after 75mm of rain falls in two hours

Multiple slips have taken place and people are being advised to stay off the heavily-flooded roads.

Cloud and drizzle for South Island's West Coast, mainly warm and dry elsewhere

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

A decent week to head to the beach as weather settles down

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

Army stepping in to help with lengthy Coromandel storm recovery

Red Cross and Civil Defence are also in the Coromandel helping locals affected by the damaging storm.

With temperatures near zero, locals say an upgrade of power poles in the area should not have been planned for the middle of winter.

Thousands without power around the North Island as heavy rain, strong winds lash the country

There were 12,000 homes without power this morning in Auckland alone.

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Heavy rain started beating down in Whangamata at 3pm this afternoon.

Concerns over king tide flooding in coastal areas as wild weather slams into North Island with worst yet to come

Much of New Zealand is anticipating a severe storm already battering the North Island.

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From north to south cold weather is wreaking havoc in the US.

Watch: Brutal winter storm freezes waterfall in US, dumps snow in Florida

From north to south cold weather is wreaking havoc in the US.

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TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

Ferocious weather set to hammer North Island with thunderstorms, and flash flooding possible

Heavy rain warnings are now in place for several regions with Auckland expected to get 70-90mm of rain tomorrow.

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Cold temperatures are wreaking havoc across the US, and are already to blame for nine deaths.

At least nine dead following bone-chilling cold weather in US

Dangerously cold weather is wreaking havoc around the country.

It's been a wet and wild start to the day in the south.

Chance of thunderstorms around NZ today with more bad weather expected later this week

Much of the North Island could be hit with thunderstorms this afternoon.

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