Rain settles in till Wednesday

SAM BOYER
Last updated 11:51 03/11/2012

Relevant offers

Wellington Weather

Wellington misses out on snow Hail, thunder and snow coming for Wairarapa Rain, gales to hit Wellington Capital escapes wild storm Our winter of content NZ experiencing winter without bite Warm, windy night on the way Heavy rain heading south Wellington's first day of winter Windy Wellington: a title undeserved?

Keep your raincoats at the ready - it's going to be another weekend of rain, wet and cold.

After northwesterly gales whipped through the capital this morning, the rain has settled in. And it will remain until Wednesday.

MetService forecaster John Law said the weather will get worse before it gets better.

The rain will clear slightly tomorrow, but the wind will also change to the south, bringing with it a drop in temperature.

Today's high will be 16 degrees Celsius. Tomorrow will reach just 13C.

''The strongest winds this morning have already gone [but] it's windy and pretty wet.

''The rain will pull away to the northeast. Behind it we'll find the winds turn to the southwest. They'll be colder and still quite blustery.

''As we go through the day on Sunday, we'll find the rains clearing away. [But] it's going to be feeling cool.''

The southerlies will persevere on Monday and Tuesday, as will the showers, Mr Law said.

Weather won't improve until Wednesday.

''On Wednesday the winds will become a lot lighter. And Thursday looks to be a decent day, mostly fine.''

And there's a chance that next weekend the raincoats can be kept on their hooks, he said.

''We should still be looking pretty good, heading into [next] weekend.''

Contact Sam Boyer
General reporter
Email: sam.boyer@dompost.co.nz
Twitter: @SamJBoyer

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Do you intentionally buy organic food?

Yes - exclusively

I try to if possible

Maybe half of the time

Not very often

Never

I don't even take notice

Vote Result

Related story: Wellingtonians driving organic food mainstream

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content