Mid-Summer snow is falling and settling on Porters Pass this afternoon in the South Island, along with hail and other winter conditions on Arthurs Pass reports WeatherWatch.co.nz.WeatherWatch.co.nz's West Coast reporter, Andy Thompson, says traffic is heavier than usual and describes the current weather conditions as "completely winter-like".
Reports coming in from Southland to Canterbury talk of people lighting fires, turning on heaters and heat pumps and generally saying it feels like the middle of winter.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Mid-Summer Snow in New Zealand
Posted by Rajan Alexander at 9:52 AM