Slips and flooding close several highways

The weather is causing havoc in many places across the country with several road closures. SH 25a Kopu to Hikuai in both directions, SH 25 Manaia in both directions, and SH 25 Whitianga to Kaimarama have all closed due to slips and flooding. Police...... Read More

King tides and swells hit the Bay

King tides and swells are breaking over the Bay of Plenty and may cause flooding in low-lying areas. MetService says waves were 3.5 metres high on the east coast early this morning and causing sea levels to rise. Between 70 to 100mm of rain is expected...... Read More

Wild weather with king tides on the horizon

Auckland and Coromandel have been issued weather warnings as heavy rain and strong winds coincide with king tides. The highest tide will be arriving along the east coast at about 9am. A heavy rain warning is in place for Northland, Auckland, Coromandel,...... Read More

Heavy rain, severe gales and kingtides to hit Bay

Bay of Plenty residents are being advised to batten the hatches, with heavy rain, severe easterly gales and kingtides predicted for the region. MetService has issues a severe weather watch for the region, along with many other regions throughout the...... Read More

Severe weather watch in force for the BOP

Heavy rain and severe easterly gales are possible over the upper North Island Sunday. The MetService has issued a severe weather watch for most of the North Island, including the Bay of Plenty. "A deep low is forecast to approach New Zealand...... Read More

Cloudy and showery this Friday the 13th

In today's weather we are expecting a mostly cloudy day with showers. A northeasterly will be developing in the morning. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 14 and an overnight low of 9 degrees. Humidity is 99 per cent Low...... Read More

Wet windy weekend for the Bay

A wet and windy weekend is in store this weekend for the Bay of Plenty. MetService meteorologist Tui McInnes says while the region may be enjoying sunshine now, it is set to decline coming into the weekend. “It’s a stunning day in the...... Read More

Fine, then cloud, and possible showers

In today's weather we are expecting fine weather at first, then cloudy periods and a chance of showers from the afternoon. Also southwesterlies dying out in the afternoon. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 16 and an overnight...... Read More

Miss Universe and the weather

In today's weather we are expecting sunny spells with westerlies. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 15 and an overnight low of 5 degrees. Humidity is 99 per cent. Low tide is at 10.50am and high tide is at 5.10pm. There's...... Read More

Warmer weather forecast, but first the cold stuff

High pressure is on the way and it will do two things to our temperatures. Firstly, it will drop them. Secondly, it will help create warmer than average airflows from the sub-tropics later this weekend and next week. says New Zealand...... Read More

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