The situation
Issued at 4:40 pm on the 14th of October by Russell Voice

STAGNANT WEATHER TO CONTINUE – LOW CLOUD, DRIZZLE & RAIN FOR PART ON TUESDAY.

Good evening. It’s been another mostly cloudy day across the region, with occasional sunny spells and modest temperatures. Hanmer Springs grabbed top honours with 15.2 degrees. Full list of the daily ‘highs’ below.

This evening cloud will become even more widespread, with areas of drizzle developing. Winds will remain light from the east.

Our stagnant weather of late lingers through until middle stages of the week, with the remnants of an ex tropical low on Tuesday & Wednesday, before we finally see improvements on Thursday as winds switch to the nor-west.

Source your town page for specific information; especially on Tuesday & Wednesday with range of rainfall totals across the region. There is the risk of more significant rain and totals about the Kaikoura District which may impact local roads including SH1.

•Keep up to date with our ‘Live Weather Feed’ and town pages for all the latest details and developments.

YOUR OFFICIAL DAILY ‘HIGHS’ FOR MONDAY.

Hanmer Springs 15.2, Culverden 14, Rangiora 14, Kaikoura 14, Leeston 14, Christchurch 14, Darfield 14, Rolleston 14, Ashburton 14, Rakaia 14, Arthur’s Pass Village 14, Amberley 14, Leeston 14, Twizel 14, Lake Tekapo 13, Cheviot 13, Timaru 13, Oxford 13, Geraldine 12, Mt Cook Village 12, Castle Hill Village 12, Mt Lyford Village 11, Fairlie 10

WEBCAM SNAP OF THE DAY.

Above the low cloud & ‘gloom’ this morning – Mt Lyford (Stella Huts) from 1350m looking SE.

 More webcam images across the region.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Stagnant weather will continue through early and middle stages of the week with the remnants of an ex tropical low set to feed in low cloud and drizzle risk; there is the risk of more sustained and heavier falls about the Kaikoura District and perhaps areas south as Banks Peninsula by Wednesday morning.

Winds switch to the nor-west on Thursday, with milder conditions and more sunshine hours to end the week across the Canterbury Plains & Coast.

Heavy rain will impact the Main Divide/Headwaters between Friday and Sunday this week, while it will remain dry out east of the Canterbury Foothills.

Please source town pages for specific details and keep up to date with our ‘Live Weather Feed’ for all the very latest information.

GENERAL TWO DAY SUMMARY FOR CANTERBURY – PLEASE CHECK YOUR TOWN FORECAST FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION.

THIS EVENING & OVERNIGHT.

Mostly cloudy this evening, with occasional fine spells. Low cloud and drizzle more widespread overnight; especially north of Christchurch. Light easterlies. Overnight Lows: 5-7 degrees.

TUESDAY.

Cloudy across the region with a few showers and drizzle patches south of Christchurch; more persistent and sustained about the eastern foothills. More sustained rain setting in through the day about the Kaikoura District; especially from evening.  Snow remaining above 1700m about the higher ranges. Light winds and cool conditions. H: 11-13 L: 5-7

Source our town pages for 1-7 day forecasts for 27 towns across Canterbury – no computer-generated content and specific information for each town.

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