Cloudy8°–20°High cloud, few spots of rain. Strong northerly easing.
Fine8°–19°Fine with northerlies.
Few showers5°–15°Fine spells, few evening showers. NW changes southwest.
Manawatu, Wairarapa and southern Hawke's Bay experienced severe flooding over a three day period. Stock losses in Wairarapa were high and the Manawatu River rose six metres. Many homesteads were flooded, and families were rescued by boat.