Winter takes a break in the sunny south

KOREN ALLPRESS
Last updated 12:01 25/06/2014
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BLUE SKIES: The south is the place to be, with sunshine and warm temperatures hitting the region, while the rest of the country battles stormy weather.

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While the rest of the country is being lashed by a storm, it is 14 degrees and sunny in Invercargill. 

MetService meteorologist John Law said Invercargill was in the ''best spot'' today.

''Really, you've got nice weather there for the next couple of days, it's looking good.''

The worst of the weather was north-west of Invercargill.  ''We're stuck in a north-westerly, and so the wettest weather is going to be on the western side of the country.''

The Southern Alps and Fiordland provide a fantastic barrier for Invercargill, Law said. 

Severe weather warnings were in place in Westland up towards Buller, where heavy rain was expected, which would then move on to the North Island. 

Gale-force winds had blustered through parts of Cantebury overnight, as well as Wellington and parts of Marlborough.

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