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

 


A wet and windy return to school

MetService News Release
Monday, 05 May 2014


A wet and windy return to school

The return to school coincides with some wet and windy weather.An active front is currently crossing the country and expected to give blustery winds and heavy rain in some places before sliding away to the northeast early Tuesday.

MetService Media and Communications Meteorologist Daniel Corbett commented,"The week will get off to a wet and windy start before there is a brief clearance, followed by a new weather system which is expected to bring further spells of wet and cooler weather as the week progresses."

There are currently Severe Weather Warnings in place for heavy rain or severe gales from the West Coast of the South Island up to Taranaki. The strongest winds look set to be around Cook Strait, with a Warning in place for Wellington and a Watch for the Marlborough Sounds. This zone of active weather will clear in the northeast of the country by early Tuesday.

Slightly drier weather will follow on Tuesday but a brisk westerly wind flow will spread further showers along the West Coast of the South Island.

A new front will slide over the country from Wednesday to Friday, bringing another spell of rain followed by a change to cooler southwesterly winds heading into the weekend. In the cooler air, places in the south of the country may see afternoon highs struggling to get into the low double figures. It could also bring some fresh powder to some of the ski fields.

Keep up to date with the latest forecasts and any watches/warnings atmetservice.com or on mobile devices at m.metservice.com. You can also follow our updates on MetService TV, @metservice on Twitter as well as atblog.metservice.com.


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Trade Plans: Prime Minister's Speech To International Business Forum

"The work to improve public services, build infrastructure, and solve social problems is possible only because we have enjoyed sustained, solid economic growth. A big reason for that is the Government’s consistent agenda of economic reform, and our determination to open up more opportunities for trade with the world." More>>

ALSO:

Media: TVNZ Flags Job Cuts To Arrest Profit Decline

Chief executive Kevin Kenrick said the changes were aimed at creating "a sustainable future video content business for TVNZ in an ever-changing media market." More>>

ALSO:

Reserve Bank: Wheeler Keeps OCR At 1.75%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate unchanged at 1.75 percent, as expected, and reiterated his view that the benchmark rate doesn't need shifting for the foreseeable future. More>>

ALSO:

f work for Pumpkin Patch staff

Retail: Pumpkin Patch Brand, IP Sold To Catch Group

The receivers of failed children's clothing retailer Pumpkin Patch have confirmed that the company's brand and intellectual property have been sold to Australian online retailer Catch Group. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sci-Tech
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news