Umbrella time

Last updated 14:00 01/01/2014

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What started out as a sunny New Year's day is set to change with a short  period of heavy rain has been forecast for New Plymouth this afternoon.

MetService is predicting the rain to start at around 4pm today and are predicting up to 7.9mm of rain between 6 and 7 this evening.

The rain however will be short lived with another beautiful day forecast for tomorrow.

In the last two weeks of December New Plymouth received a total of 22.2mm of rain.

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