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Short New Zealand Forecast
Issued by MetService at 11:33pm 13-Dec-2013
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel:
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers. Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taihape, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay:
Long fine spells. However, scattered afternoon and evening showers inland, some heavy with thunderstorms. Western areas from Waitomo to Kapiti:
Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers inland this afternoon and evening. Wellington, Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury, also Buller and Westland:
Fine, but areas of low cloud about Canterbury clearing this morning. Otago and Southland:
Scattered rain developing south of Dunedin this afternoon, with the odd shower elsewhere. Fiordland:
Rain, with some heavy fall for a time this afternoon. Chatham Islands:
Cloudy periods. (C) Copyright Meteorological Service of New Zealand Ltd 2013 __________________________________________________________________
NOT TO BE BROADCAST AFTER 09:00am Monday 09-Dec-2013 SEVERE WEATHER WARNING. ISSUED BY MetService AT 7:57pm 08-Dec-2013 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST IN: Buller, Westland HEAVY RAIN ABOUT THE RANGES OF BULLER AND THE PAPAROA RANGE HAS EASED. A complex trough over the South Island is moving away to the east overnight. Heavy rain in the northwest of the South Island has eased and the warning is lifted. FOR THE LATEST WEATHER AND FORECAST CHARTS PLEASE GO TO http://metservice.com MORE DETAILED INFORMATION FOR EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND TECHNICAL USERS FOLLOWS. WARNINGS NO LONGER IN FORCE HEAVY RAIN WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR: PAPAROA RANGE AND THE RANGES OF BULLER.
Forecast prepared by: Rochelle Fleming For further information after 8.30pm Sunday December 8th contact Duty
Forecaster Chris Noble A service provided through a contract with the Crown (C) Copyright Meteorological Service of New Zealand Ltd 2013 __________________________________________________________________