It will be a rainy weekend in some parts of the country, but it is expected that the weather will be fine in most areas by Sunday.
It rains nationwide, and thunderstorms can occur on the North Island on Saturdays.
MetService predicts a more stable shower between Coromandel, Taupo and Bay of Plenty, with possible lightning strikes tomorrow.
On the South Island, light showers are expected on Saturday mornings south of Westport, Blur, Nelson and Dunedin, and inland showers on Saturday afternoons, which can be quite heavy in mountainous areas such as the Kaikoura Mountains and the Southern Alps. There is.
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This time around, Hawke’s Bay and Gizburn will be the focus of attention. Thunderstorms can cause downpour and hail. Severe thunderstorm warning is issued until 10 pm tonight https://t.co/qHyE5zhh6X ^ MM pic.twitter.com/n0uV9FQG9S
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Forecaster Mmathapelo Makgabutlane said things would ease the next day.
“Only the western part of the South Island, the far south, and the northern part of the North Island can still rain a little on Sunday, and it will still rain a little on Sunday.”
She said the rest of New Zealand should improve by Sunday.
Rainy weekend weather in some parts of the country
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