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A southwesterly airflow lies over the country today, most regions will experience fairly cool temperatures especially over the South Island. Showers for most regions today.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 27, 2015, 5:00 pm

On Tuesday we see conditions calm down a bit relative to Monday, but it’s still far from a pleasant day.
We will see occasional showers across most of the country, with a risk of thunderstorms even nudging their way in during the morning - from Taranaki through to Northland in the west.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 27, 2015, 4:00 am

UPDATE: 2.55pm

The death toll in Nepal from the devastating earthquake that struck two days ago has risen to 3,218, Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs spokesman Laxmi Dhakal said Monday. The spokesman said there were reports that the number of people injured now stands at 6,535.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 27, 2015, 1:13 am

Well it's certainly getting interesting for weather watchers around the country, as pretty much the whole North Island sits under a huge rain system, bringing heavy showers and steady rain for most.
The top of the North Island is also feeling soggy, as Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman, along with much of Canterbury, has seen shower and rain activity this morning too.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 26, 2015, 11:59 pm

It's going to get pretty hairy in places today - as several systems are going to influence conditions around the country in the form of both rain and wind.

North Island

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 26, 2015, 7:00 pm

The coming week starts off unsettled and for many holiday markers will mean a wet end to ANZAC weekend, or alternatively it could be a great day to chill and watch an excessive amount of movies or do other indoor activities.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 26, 2015, 6:51 pm

A front moves over the North Island today and with it comes heavy rain and strong winds gale in exposed areas, the South Island has a deepening low forming over it with rain or showers likely for most regions heavy about Nelson / Marlborough.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 26, 2015, 5:00 pm

The death toll in Nepal from the powerful earthquake that struck Saturday has risen to 1,910, said Laxmi Dhakal, an official at the Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 26, 2015, 5:57 am

A rapidly deepening low pressure system, partly made up from the remnants of the deadly New South Wales storm, is today moving towards New Zealand and will cross the country over Monday and Tuesday.

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 25, 2015, 10:55 pm

We here at WeatherWatch.co.nz are unashamedly weather geeks - we love it, and it's a huge privilege to work in a field that we're passionate about!

So we wanted to know - how many of our readers are the same? How many of you love weather as much as we do, and how many just see it as a necessary part of your day - for work, school or weekend plans?

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Author: wwadmin
Posted: April 25, 2015, 9:00 pm