3 Feb 2020

Find out why New Zealand is heating up

From Lately, 10:30 pm on 3 February 2020

And while there's a state of emergency declared in Fiordland after flooding cut off the only road out of Milford, fire  crews have been battling at blazes near Lake Tekapo and in Canterbury.

Bryan Crump asks NIWA Principal Scientist, Chris Brandolino, to help decipher what to make of the extreme weather.

NIWA forecaster Chris Brandolino.

NIWA forecaster Chris Brandolino. Photo: SUPPLIED