Forecast for fine and frosty

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Last updated 13:38 23/06/2013
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Weather: Summer drawing near Weather: Hail and thunder storms Cup Day to mostly escape the rain Afternoon rain may spoil warm 22C Christchurch set for summery 23C Sunny start to the weekend Weather: Get a spring in your step More hail threatens battered regions Miserable weather coming to an end Rain will not stop New Brighton fireworks

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. 

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:

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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