Coats and brollies will be compulsory wear in Taranaki today and tomorrow.
A weather warning remains in place for Taranaki this morning and through to tomorrow morning with flooding in some places, the MetService says.
Falls between 80-100mm are expected over much of Taranaki and between 150-200mm on the mountain.
Heavy falls of rain will continue today and occasional squally thunderstorms can be expected this evening, duty meteorologist Larissa Marintchento says.
Northerly winds will be strong in exposed places, gusting to 30knots (60kmh).
The heavy rain and thunderstorms can be expected into tomorrow morning easing to isolated showers during the morning. Winds turn to the north-west and remain fresh.
Showers continue on Monday morning with increasing fine breaks and westerly winds.
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