27 Mar 2011

Severe weather ahead

9:08 am on 27 March 2011

A severe weather watch is in place for much of the North Island and parts of the South.

MetService is forecasting heavy rain for Bay of Plenty and Taupo and thunderstorms for Waikato down to Taranaki.

A front in the South Island is expected to bring heavy rain in the West Coast, the Alps, Southland and Otago.