Forecast for fine and frosty

01:47, Jun 23 2013
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding along Waimea Terrace.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding along Waimea Tce.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Eastern Tce, Christchurch.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Eastern Tce, Christchurch.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Waimea Tce, Christchurch.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Hunter Tce, Christchurch.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Opposite Princess Margaret Hospital. Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Flooding in Leeston.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Sam Rawstron, 5, walks along Leeston and Lake Road.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
The Leeston Fire Station is flooded, but still operating.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
High St in Leeston was partially closed.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Nikita and Ella from Hunter Terrace, Christchurch.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
Nikita and Ella from Hunter Terrace, Christchurch.
Canterbury weather, June 22, 2013
A digger was working to keep the drain along Station Street clear.
Canterbury weather, June 22-23, 2013
Summit Rd is closed from the Sign of the Kiwi to Gebbies pass.
Canterbury weather, June 22-23, 2013
Summit Rd covered in snow.
Canterbury weather, June 22-23, 2013
A snowman on Summit Rd.

Christchurch is set to have some sunny clear days, but the temperatures will still struggle to reach double figures.

A MetService spokeswoman said the weather system that wrecked havoc for the past few days had moved so people should expect more normal winter conditions this week. 

She said from today through until Wednesday it will be fine and frosty with light winds. 

Cashmere snow
FLURRIES: Harry Ell Drive in Cashmere has been dusted with snow.
New Brighton Beach snow
TOO COLD TO SWIM: New Brighton Beach is covered in snow.
Christchurch snow
WHITE BLANKET: The view from Hamish Upton's lounge in Cashmere.
Christchurch snow
WHITE OUT: Snow in Cashmere.
Christchurch snow
DUSTING: Snow in St Albans.
Huntsbury Hill by Tim McGinn
WONDERLAND: Snow thickly blankets these Huntsbury Hill homes.
Christchurch snow
PLAYTIME: Snow falls in the Garden City.
Christchurch snow
SNOWY RIVER: Snow is scattered around Avonside about 8am.
Christchurch snow
WINTER'S ARRIVED: Snow in Rees St.
Christchurch snow
SNOW: Ducks in Fitzgerald Ave.
Christchurch snow
CLEAR MOMENT: Tessa Rait captures a break in the snowfall from her Hazeldean Rd workplace.
Christchurch snow
WINTER FUN: Children go sledding in Longhurst Tce.
Christchurch snow
CRISP MORNING: Snow covers Christchurch city.
Christchurch snow
PICTURESQUE: The Port Hills can be seen from from Brougham St/Opawa Rd intersection at 10.30am.
Christchurch readers' snow photos: June 21, 2013
POM POM PICNIC: A table is covered in deep snow in Castle Hill.
Christchurch readers' snow photos: June 21, 2013
DIG DEEP: A Castle Hill resident digs a path through deep snow.

However, there will be a few showers and cold southerlies on Thursday and Friday.

She said temperatures would plummet to below freezing most nights, with an expected low tonight of -3 deg Celsius.

Road closures:

sunshine
LOOKING BETTER: Snow on the Alps, flooding around Worsleys Road, but at least there's sun.

Riverlaw Tce - Wilsons to Tennyson St 
Eastern Terrace - from Tennyson St to Birdwood
Waimea Tce -  Birdwood to Riverview 
Ashgrove Tce around 54 Ferniehurst St
Hendersons Rd - Sparks Rd to Cashmere Rd
Summit Rd 
Worsleys Rd to Gebbies Pass 
Gebbies Pass 

A Christchurch City Council spokeswoman said all others were now open. All closed roads were being monitored and will be opened as soon as possible.

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