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11:25am, 8th February
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5/02/2022 10:32pm
It’s very wet in some places, others have drizzle and muggy humid weather.
Why is this happening?
This infographic created by explains the set up this long weekend. We may also have a similar set up next weekend.
Tropical energy from the equator is being #funnelled down to #NZ.

🔵bright blue = moisture rich tropical air (northerly quarter)
🟠orange shading = much cooler, drier, southerly quarter winds from the Southern Ocean

Heavy #rain lies where these two airflows meet (central NZ).
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