° °
  • The Paul Henry Show - TV3 New Zealand

    Paul Henry

    Weekdays 6am

  • 3 News - TV3 New Zealand

    3 News

    Nightly 6pm

  • 3 News - TV3 New Zealand

    Story

    Mon-Thu 7PM

  • Newsworthy - TV3 New Zealand

    Newsworthy

    Weeknights 10.30PM

  • 3D - TV3 New Zealand

    3D

    SUNDAYS 6.30PM

  • Three 60 - TV3 New Zealand

    Three 60

    Sundays 9.30am

  • The Nation - TV3 New Zealand

    The Nation

    Sat 9:30am / Sun 10am

New Zealand Weather

Today

Auckland 15 13
Christchurch 9 4
Queenstown 11 2
Wellington 11 7

Weather Warning


SEVERE WEATHER WARNING.
ISSUED BY MetService AT 8:59am 31-Aug-2015
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST IN: Nelson, Buller, Waikato, Bay Of
Plenty Rotorua

SEVERE SOUTHEAST GALES FOR NELSON, BULLER AND NORTHERN WESTLAND.
HEAVY RAIN FOR WAIKATO, WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY AND WESTERN NELSON.
A deep low lying west of the North Island is expected to move over
the South Island on Tuesday. Associated fronts are expected to move
across northern and central New Zealand today (Monday) and Tuesday
morning. These fronts are preceded by strong to gale east to
northeast winds, with outbreaks of heavy rain expected about northern
and central parts of the North Island and the upper South Island. A
SEVERE WEATHER WATCH is also in force for many parts of northern and
central New Zealand for this event.
This Warning is for the following places:
The strongest winds are forecast for Nelson west of about Motueka,
Buller and northern Westland from about midnight tonight, where
severe gales with damaging gusts of 140 km/h are forecast, although
gusts could possibly exceed this about western areas north of
Westport. People are advised winds of this strength can damage
structures, powerlines, and make driving hazardous.
The heaviest rain is forecast for the Kaimai Range, Bay of Plenty
west of Whakatane, and western Nelson, where 140mm of rain is
expected over 24 hours about the Kaimais and Bay of Plenty, but over
12 hours about western Nelson. Heavy rain is also forecast about
Waikato, were 100mm may accumulate about the hills south of Hamilton
over a 15 hour period.This rainfall may cause slips, surface
flooding, and cause rivers and streams to rise rapdily.
FOR THE LATEST WEATHER AND FORECAST CHARTS PLEASE GO TO
http://metservice.com
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION FOR EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND TECHNICAL USERS
FOLLOWS.
______________________
HEAVY RAIN WARNING
______________________
AREA/S AFFECTED: THE KAIMAI RANGE AND BAY OF PLENTY WEST OF MATATA
FORECAST:
Periods of heavy rain are expected from Monday afternoon. In the 24
hours from midday Monday to midday Tuesday, expect 100 to 140mm of
rain. Peak intensities of 15 to 20mm during Tuesday morning.
AREA/S AFFECTED: WAIKATO
FORECAST:
Rain is expected to become heavy this evening (Monday), then ease
around midday Tuesday. In the 15 hours from 8pm today to midday
Tuesday expect 80 to 100mm about the hills south of Hamilton, with 40
to 70mm elsewhere. Peak intensities 10 to 15mm/hr Tuesday morning.
AREA/S AFFECTED: NELSON WEST OF MOTUEKA
FORECAST:
Rain is expected to become heavy tonight (Monday), then ease around
midday Tuesday. In the 12 hours from midnight tonight until midday
Tuesday expect 100 to 140mm to accumulate about the ranges between
Motueka and Takaka, with 50 to 80mm elsewhere. Peak intensities 15 to
20mm/hr about the ranges between Motueka and Takaka Tuesday morning.
FREEZING LEVEL: About 1600 metres.
_______________________
STRONG WIND WARNING
_______________________
AREA/S AFFECTED: NELSON WEST OF MOTUEKA
FORECAST:
East to southeast winds are expected to reach severe gale at times
from tonight (Monday) through to about midday Tuesday, with damaging
gusts of 130 km/h.
AREA/S AFFECTED: BULLER AND WESTLAND NORTH OF THE GLACIERS
FORECAST:
East to southeast winds are expected to reach severe gale at times
from midnight tonight (Monday) until early Tuesday afternoon, with
damaging gusts of 140 km/h, possibly more north of Westport.
NEXT SEVERE WEATHER WARNING WILL BE ISSUED AT OR BEFORE
9:00pm Monday 31-Aug-2015
Forecast prepared by: Leigh Matheson
For further information after 2pm Monday 31 August contact Duty
Forecaster Peter Little
A service provided through a contract with the Crown

Short Range Forecast

201509012359

A deep low is forecast to move southeast over the South Island tomorrow. SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS AND WATCHES ARE IN FORCE.
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and the central high country : Periods of rain, with some heavy falls and isolated downpours, clearing tomorrow. Easterlies rising to gale about Taranaki and the central high country this evening, easing tomorrow.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Rain spreading from the north this evening and overnight, clearing tomorrow evening.
Whanganui to Wellington: Rain spreading south this evening and overnight, easing to a few showers tomorrow.
Nelson, Buller and Westland: Rain and severe gale easterlies developing overnight with heavy falls about Nelson. Wind and rain easing tomorrow afternoon.
Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago : Drizzle turning to rain tomorrow morning with snow above 500 metres in Canterbury and Otago. Rain clearing in Marlborough later in the day.
Southland and Fiordland: Mainly fine.
Chatham Island : Becoming fine tomorrow.

Extended Forecast

201509032359

Wednesday: Rain or showers in most places, heavy falls in Taranaki,However, some fine breaks in the east from Coromandel Peninsula to Gisborne and down to Canterbury. Snow to 600 metres for a time in Otago, Southland and Fiordland.
Thursday: North Island, rain or showers in most places, clearing in the south later. South Island, rain or showers clearing, but still a few showers about northern ranges.
Friday: North Island, rain spreading to most places, but mostly dry in Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, snow lowering to 400 metres in Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland.
Chatham Islands: Rain developing early Wednesday and northeasterlies strengthening, lighter northwesterlies and a few showers later. On Thursday, rain or showers, and winds tending southwest. Occasional showers on Friday, and winds tending northerly again.

Latest Weather Bulletin

Weather Pics

Trending

;