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THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS BATTER THE NORTH

Posted 22 August 2019 by Gold FM in Weather

MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for northern areas of the North Island including the Coromandel Peninsula tonight into Friday morning. MetService meteorologist Lewis Ferris warns: “There could be very strong localised wind gusts...
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Unsettled weather ahead

Posted 5 August 2019 by Gold FM in Weather

MetService is forecasting an unsettled week of weather, with temperatures likely to return to normal for this time of year, following the snowy weekend. A blanket of snow has fallen to low-levels over southern New Zealand this weekend, and snow...
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Fine and Frosty Forecast

Posted 17 June 2019 by Gold FM in Weather and Environmental

Southwesterly winds have dominated the weather regime for the last few days but MetService are forecasting a ridge of high pressure which is set to bring settled weather with widespread frosts on Tuesday. The next rain band isn’t expected to reach...
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Waning Winter Weather for a While

Posted 10 June 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

It has been over a week since the start of winter and the arrival of the wintery weather. With this shift, even during cloud free sunny days some parts of the country are only reaching maximum temperatures of 13C, so it is time for us to hunker down...
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Deep low to move over North Island

Posted 4 June 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

MetService are forecasting a deep low to move across the North Island on Wednesday bringing heavy rain and strong winds to the Island, and also the upper South Island. MetService meteorologist Stephen Glassey warns: “As well as strong winds and...
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Winter to arrive on schedule

Posted 30 May 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

A cold snap is forecast to spread over the country on Saturday, which is perfectly timed for the change in season. Although MetService is forecasting a lot of severe weather for parts of New Zealand between now and Monday, Queens’ Birthday is...
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A TURBULENT WEEK OF WEATHER TO END AUTUMN

Posted 27 May 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: MetService NZ

As Autumn comes to a close, so does the generally settled weather over New Zealand. A warning for heavy rain has already been issued for the southwest of the South Island, the first of many expected to be issued this week as series of fronts move...
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