The weather pattern takes a dramatic turn next week as high pressure clears away and large windy lows move in. The first day of winter on the meteorological calendar looks wintry with perhaps the first real nationwide southerly of the year coming in.
Mainly anticyclonic over New Zealand today, conditions are mostly settled but there will be areas of cloud about for some. Eastern regions get the best weather. A northwesterly airflow starts to make inroads over the South Island on Saturday.
An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today, mainly settled doesn't always mean cloud free though, more details in the forecast below. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
An enormous belt of high pressure continues to influence New Zealand's weather and by Friday and Saturday this high transitions from being centred over the Tasman Sea to being centred over the Pacific east of us.
We have more international weather headlines with heavy rain impacting Japan, hot weather in India and above normal temperatures across north eastern China and Korea. • JAPAN Heavy rain continues across Japan due to an active cold front progressing eastwards. Rain and high humidity hit Tuesday morning in central Tokyo.
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