Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 


Welcome Rain For The North

13-May-2005

Welcome Rain For The North

Northland and Coromandel residents are likely to see more rain in the next few days than they have seen in the past few months. MetService meteorologists are now forecasting that a low-pressure system developing in the Tasman Sea will bring rain to northern areas on Sunday and Monday, and its arrival marks a change to unsettled weather that may well continue into next week.

"Finally it looks like sufficient rain is coming to the north to fill up the water tanks, and many residents will welcome this news", commented MetService Weather Ambassador, Bob McDavitt.

McDavitt went on to say that, depending on where the low-pressure system is on Monday, there is a risk of a period of strong southeast winds and heavy rain affecting Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. "The track of this low-pressure system is still uncertain, and it could be followed by yet another low-pressure system from the Tasman Sea."

"We know its going to be wet, but the details are still to be determined. Those concerned are encouraged to check the latest weather forecasts for developments."

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

ALSO:

Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>

ALSO:

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sci-Tech
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news