Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula and TaupoScattered showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, clearing this evening.
Bay of PlentyHeavy showers and thunderstorms, clearing this evening.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and WairarapaMainly fine, but showers on the western ranges, and showers spreading across southern Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa this afternoon.
Wanganui to WellingtonShowers, some heavy
Marlborough Nelson and BullerShowers, but becoming fine about eastern Marlborough.
Westland and FiordlandRain, with some heavy falls south of Otira.
Canterbury and OtagoLow cloud and drizzle about the coast clearing this morning, then fine with high cloud.
SouthlandMainly fine with high cloud.
Chatham IslandsRain or drizzle.
New Zealand Long Range Forecast
SundayNorth Island, showers, some possibly heavy in the north, but mainly fine in the east. South Island, rain in the north and west, mainly fine in the east and a few late showers in the south.
MondayNorth Island, scattered showers in the west, mainly fine in the east. South Island, mainly fine for inland areas and Nelson, showers about coastal areas, spreading inland in the south.
TuesdayNorth Island, fine spells and isolated showers. South Island, few showers in the east clearing, mainly fine elsewhere.
Chatham IslandsA few showers on Sunday, becoming more frequent for a time on Monday with a change to strong cool southwesterlies.
A southeasterly gale at Wellington veered to the southwest and it rained all day, causing floods. The weather was described as "very severe and cold." A twenty four hour rainfall total of 80.5mm was recorded.