Few showers12°–21°Cloud increasing. Evening rain, chance heavy.Northwest.
Partly cloudy11°–21°Becoming fine in the morning. Northerlies developing.
Showers9°–18°Rain easing to a few showers. Southwest change.
Heavy rain fell over the South Island West Coast, in particular the Franz Josef area. The suspension bridge over the Waiho River had half a tonne of glacial ice removed from its decking after a huge wave pounded over it.