SHOULD be the hottest month of the year, however, here in Wellington
the hot weather (with temperatures of 25C+ every day and strange
skies) have been replaced by blue skies and weather like we would see
in March or even in April.
the first time in many weeks the nighttime temperatures have dropped
Tropical storms brewing north of New Zealand pose threat
larger low also appears to be moving towards New Zealand from the
direction of New Caledonia. It has the potential to become a storm
and a cyclone, but Weather Watch says it may stall ahead of reaching
biggest low of them all, a potential severe tropical cyclone, may
form east of Fiji next weekend, Weather Watch has warned, and it
could then deepen the following week.
it's still too early to confirm the threat, the forecaster says, and
at this stage "only US data is showing this as likely".
Watch says there is currently no direct threat to New Zealand by a
tropical storm, but the weather "does look to be influenced by
the tropical unrest developing".
the bright side, wet weather could bring some relief for those in
Tasman battling a massive wildfire that's grown
to 2000 hectares.