Messy weather expected this weekend

It wouldn't be a long weekend in New Zealand without at least a few pockets of heavy rain and strong winds - and this long weekend is no exception... Read More

Mild and wet long weekend forecast

The Bay of Plenty is at risk of heavy rain this long weekend. WeatherWatch.co.nz says the eastern side of Northland looks to have the highest rainfall... Read More

Rain to move in for the long weekend

Rain is being forecast for many places this long weekend. A large high, which is moving into NZ now, will be clearing by this long weekend, says WeatherWatch.co.nz  Behind... Read More

The highs and lows of June’s weather pattern

It’s hard to believe we're entering the halfway mark of 2021 already and the start of winter on the meteorological calendar. While meteorologically... Read More

High pressure moves in for first day of winter

  Sunny skies are on the forecast in the Bay of Plenty for the first official day of winter.   A ridge of high pressure is expected to push... Read More

Risk of thunderstorms, hail, gusts and heavy rain

WeatherWatch are forecasting possible thunderstorms ahead this afternoon and evening.   “A low deepens just west of central New Zealand... Read More

Bay of Plenty on heavy rain watch

A severe weather watch for heavy rain is now in force for the Bay of Plenty. The MetService says heavy rain is possible for parts of central New Zealand,... Read More

Heavy rain to pummel NZ this weekend

  Bay of Plenty residents are being urged to prepare for heavy rain this weekend.   The current settled weather over the country is expected... Read More

Bay of Plenty to see blood red supermoon

Bay of Plenty residents should, at the very least, get a glimpse of a rare astronomical event this evening with the weather forecast suggesting only... Read More

Wintry weather to set in this weekend

  A wintry weather system is set to move in across New Zealand this weekend.   WeatherWatch.co.nz says a large and complex low pressure... Read More

Red blood lunar eclipse tomorrow night

  Bay of Plenty stargazers could be in for a treat this Wednesday when a total lunar eclipse coincides with a supermoon, creating a rare red blood... Read More

Heavy rainfall expected on North Island east coast

Heavy rainfall followed by strong winds are forecast for the North Island's east coast until early Tuesday as a subtropical low pressure system moves... Read More

Severe weather warning for parts of North Island

A severe weather warning has been issued by the MetService for parts of the North Island. Strong southeasterly winds and heavy rain are expected in... Read More

Offshore sub-tropical storm to linger near NZ

Blustery conditions are being forecast for the North Island as a fairly large and energetic low deepens this weekend just north of NZ. WeatherWatch.co.nz... Read More

National weather forecast for Saturday

WeatherWatch have advised that a front pushing over New Zealand and out to the east this morning is leaving a westerly quarter airflow in its wake. “We... Read More