Rain3°–15°Periods of rain. Northwest changing southerly evening.
Few showers-1°–9°Occasional morning rain. Afternoon fine spells. S ly.
Fine-1°–6°Fine with a southerly breeze.
Fine-1°–8°Fine with a southerly breeze.
A strong southerly gale lashed much of the country. In Wellington, a strong gust caught a message boy who was riding a bicycle in Emerson Street and blew him off. The boy struck his head on the road, causing him to suffer concussion.