Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Weather Workshop: Five Day Forecast

Issued by Weather Workshop on Tuesday, 15 June 1999 at noon.

The long range forecast from Weather Workshop for all of New Zealand to midnight Saturday.

Situation: A large complex trough of low pressure is crossing the country today and tomorrow and by later Wednesday lowest pressures are expected to be southeast of Otago. A colder southwest airflow follows. On Thursday a ridge of high pressure is likely to spread onto central and southern areas as remains of the trough moves off the upper North Island. A cold front should affect New Zealand from the west Friday and Saturday.

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, COROMANDEL PENINSULA, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA, WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TARANAKI, TAIHAPE,TAUPO, WANGANUI and MANAWATU: Showery conditions continuing but during tomorrow showers becoming less frequent from the south as westerlies give way to colder southwest winds. A few showers north of Hamilton Thursday otherwise mainly fine. Cloud increasing Friday, rain developing in the west from Taranaki south later in the day. Rain or showers in most places Saturday.

GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: Showers about the western ranges spreading elsewhere at times today. Strong northwesterlies in exposed areas south of Napier. Tomorrow showers becoming confined to the ranges with long fine periods further east then showers widespread from the south later. During Thursday becoming fine in most places and remaining showers clearing from Gisborne. Dry with increasing high cloud Friday then colder southerlies spreading north Saturday with showers.

WELLINGTON: Showery today and tomorrow but by the end of Wednesday showers few and far between and colder with southerlies. Mainly fine Thursday. Cloud increasing Friday with late rain then cold Saturday with showers and fine periods.

NELSON and MARLBOROUGH: Showers spreading from the west today then tomorrow showers gradually clearing. Mainly fine on Thursday. Cloud increasing Friday then late rain spreading from the west. Rain clearing from Nelson and inland Marlborough early Saturday but showers persisting about coastal Marlborough for a time.

BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Showery conditions today with a few thunderstorms. After dark turning much colder south of the glaciers with snow possible about the ranges. Tomorrow showers gradually clearing from the south. Thursday sees long fine periods in most places but about Fiordland cloudy with drizzly rain. Rain spreading further north Friday then late in the day skies clearing about the fiords. Becoming fine Saturday with remaining rain in the north clearing.

CANTERBURY: Showers spreading from the main divide for much of today. Tomorrow showers clearing from the south and colder. Mainly fine and frosty Thursday. On Friday cloud increasing then late in the day southwesterlies and showers working north. Becoming mostly fine Saturday but coastal showers may persist.

OTAGO and SOUTHLAND: Showery weather continuing until early tomorrow then fine periods increasing. Snow likely to low levels about the hills for a time. Later Wednesday clearing inland and becoming very frosty. Thursday sees cloud increasing with a few showers about the south coast and Stewart Island, elsewhere dry. Rain becoming widespread Friday then easing to coastal showers early Saturday with skies clearing inland.

CHATHAM ISLANDS: Rain easing to showers tonight then showery and turning much colder tomorrow. Northwesterlies should give way to southwesterlies Wednesday afternoon. Showers becoming few and far between Thursday then dry and cloudy on Friday. Showery southerlies Saturday.

END

(c) Copyright Weather Workshop Limited 1999

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Reuben Moss' Property is Theft! & Kaitani at The Physics Room

Property is Theft! continues Moss’ interest in the contemporary urban environment as a space controlled by pulsing and unequal flows of capital and labour. Kaitani features work by the University of Canterbury Fijian Students Association and Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka. More>>


Handcrafted Form: Rare Treasures From Japan

This unique exhibition at Expressions Whirinaki represents 90 everyday objects made by contemporary Japanese artisans who employ various traditional craft techniques made in regional workshops. The works used in daily life are crafted from raw materials with techniques appropriate to bringing out the best of its medium, balancing ease of use with aesthetic appeal. More>>

Howard Davis Article: A Musical Axis - Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius

Brahms' warm and exquisitely subtle Symphony No. 3 in F major, Wagner's irrepressibly sentimental symphonic poem Siegfried Idyll, and Sibelius' chilling and immensely challenging Violin Concerto in D minor exemplify distinct stages of development in a tangled and convoluted series of skirmishes that came to define subsequent disputes about the nature of post-Romantic orchestral writing well into the following century. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: A Pale Ghost Writer

Reviewed by Ruth Brassington, Richard Flanagan's new novel is about a novelist hastily ghost-writing the biography of a crook about to go to trial. The reader is kept on a cliff-edge, as the narrator tries to get blood out of his stone man. More>>

New Zealand Wars Commemoration: Witi Ihimaera's Sleeps Standing Moetū

The second of several articles to mark Rā Maumahara, remembering the New Zealand Land Wars. The first was a Q&A with Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland