Low cloud over upper parts of the North Island with a moist northerly flow is generating a few light showers, mainly around Bay of Plenty and Auckland. Cloud building in the far south with an approaching cold front is producing virtually no rain at this stage.
In December 2014 we upgraded our lightning network to the latest in sensor technology as used by the world's leading meteorological agencies. This has resulted in changes and improvements to the lightning data you will now see. The main changes are: