Expect a combination of sun, rain and drizzle in South Canterbury over the next couple of days.
Cloud is forecast to hang over the region today with a high of 23 degrees Celsius before drizzle hits tomorrow morning.
MetService says Christmas Day will be fine in the afternoon as north-easterly conditions continue. The thermometer is expected to peak at 28C.
The outlook isn't so bright into Boxing Day as southerlies approach South Canterbury and bring rain.
- The Timaru Herald