26 Dec 2010

Weather forecast not good

10:06 am on 26 December 2010

Bad weather is forecast across the country from Monday.

MetService says a series of fronts are expected to move onto the lower South Island on Monday and then sweep northwards on Tuesday.

There will be heavy rain on the west of the South Island from late Sunday to Tuesday, and also in the central and southern North Island during Tuesday.

Severe northwest gales are likely in many areas of the North Island on Monday and possibly Tuesday.