WeatherWatch - Wet Start To The Week
September 3rd... Head weather analyst Philip Duncan says it will be Cloudy over the North Island with showers in the west including Wellington, more persistent rain with heavy falls about Taranaki and north of Auckland early this morning spreading to the Central North Island by midday. Winds will be gusty from the northeast at first then winds change strong westerly in the afternoon with rain easing to showers. Cloudy over the South Island also today although the southwestern corner will brighten up after midday. Rain on the West Coast and in Nelson with northeasterlies, heavy falls about Nelson through to Buller. Around midday rain clears from Fiordland and South Westland with a few sunny breaks developing as winds tend southwesterly, rain eases to showers further north along the coast and rain eases then clears later in the evening in Nelson.