Cloud over the South Island with a trough is triggering the odd shower over the south and east. Cloud over the North Island with a trough is bringing patchy showers heaviest over northwestern parts. Skies are clearer about northwestern parts of the South Island.
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: