17 Oct 2009

Squally storms to hit North Island

10:33 pm on 17 October 2009

The MetService lifted its weather watch for Mt Taranaki, the Tararua Range and Wellington on Saturday evening.

However, a further burst of rain was expected over Wellington on Sunday morning which could become heavy for an hour or two.

MetService also says a burst of heavy rain is possible on the Kaikoura coast on Saturday overnight and Sunday morning.