1 Feb 2024

Parts of country sizzle as hot weather continues

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 1 February 2024

Auckland was issued with a heat alert on Wednesday due to a sustained period of hot weather predicted for the city, and much of the upper North Island.

Many towns and cities have peaked at more than 30 degrees over recent days, including Tauranga in the north and Twizel in the south.

So, will the sizzling summer continue into February, which is usually our hottest month of the year?

NIWA meteorologist Chris Brandolino spoke to Corin Dann.