Christchurch will have a high of 10degC today with no rain. The temperature will drop to -1degC overnight.
The rain will stop this morning and the cloud will clear this afternoon leading to a high of 11degC. However, wrap up warm as an overnight low of -2degC is expected.
Banks Peninsula resident describes 'horrendous' but intermittent winds and roads covered in hail.
Christchurch is in for a bitter start to the week with sleety showers and a chance of snow.