|Heavy rain set for parts of North Island, weather watches in place
A "very moist air mass" will see the upper North Island doused with rain, with flooding possible in places.
© 2024 RadioNZ Sun 12:05am Cook Islanders urged to protect native kakaia birds population
A wildlife sanctuary in the Cook Islands is concerned about the native white tern population after high winds due to recent weather events knocked chicks off their perches.
© 2024 RadioNZ Thu 12:35am Warnings cancelled as tropical depression moves away from the Cook Islands
Several severe weather warnings for parts of the Cook Islands have now been cancelled according to the Cook Islands Meteorological Service.
© 2024 RadioNZ Sat, 17 Feb 4:45pm Port Hills fire: Christchurch weather conditions 'pretty bad', MetService says
Dry conditions and winds reaching about 40km/h to 50km/h are hampering efforts to put out a blaze in Christchurch's Port Hills.
© 2024 RadioNZ Wed, 14 Feb 7:05pm Delayed Tuvalu election result highlights climate impacts
An election result in Tuvalu has been delayed by two weeks as dangerous weather stops boats from bringing new lawmakers to the capital to vote for prime minister.
© 2024 RadioNZ Wed, 14 Feb 1:15pm Thousands affected as dozens of Auckland trains cancelled due to hot weather
Speed restrictions and more than 30 train cancellations due to hot tracks are in place across the city, and AT says residents deserve better.
© 2024 RadioNZ Mon, 12 Feb 6:15pm Chocolate: Cocoa price hits record high as El Niño hurts crops
Global cocoa prices have hit a fresh record high as dry weather hurts crops in West Africa.
© 2024 RadioNZ Sat, 10 Feb 8:25am The Papers: 'Horrifying' dog attack and 'bonkers' week of weather
Monday's papers report on the death of a 68-year-old woman after a dog attack in Essex.
© 2024 BBCWorld Mon, 5 Feb 6:35pm Flooding risk for Scotland as heavy rain expected
A yellow weather warning has come into force for parts of the country and will last until 21:00 on Monday.
© 2024 BBCWorld Mon, 5 Feb 12:25am
New fund to help clean up four landfills at risk from extreme weather
More than $6 million has been set aside to clean up four vulnerable dumps.
© 2024 RadioNZ Sat 3:35pm Failure to prioritise elderly, disabled in Gisborne evacuations, research project reveals
A community-led research project that investigates the impacts of extreme weather events on health and wellbeing found gaps of inequality in disaster response.
© 2024 RadioNZ Tue, 20 Feb 10:15am Niwa spends $700k on four ‘luxury’ petrol utes
The Crown-owned weather research institute, Niwa, is defending its purchase of four Chevrolet Silverado utes.
© 2024 RadioNZ Fri, 16 Feb 7:25am Port Hills fire rages on, residents evacuated, dry weather to continue
A 100-hectare wildfire in Christchurch's Port Hills is still not contained; residents are being evacuated and a State of Local Emergency has been declared.
© 2024 RadioNZ Wed, 14 Feb 10:25pm Gusty winds may lead to 'fire concerns' in CNMI - weather office
The Marianas is expected to see an increase in gusty trade winds throughout the week, which could lead to a rapid spread of fires.
© 2024 RadioNZ Wed, 14 Feb 4:05pm UAE: A hailstorm in the desert? Rare weather phenomenon shocks residents
Large hailstones covered roads as a rare weather phenomenon hit the United Arab Emirates.
© 2024 BBCWorld Wed, 14 Feb 12:15am Australia: Severe weather batters state of Victoria
Storms hamper efforts to fight bushfires in the state's west, which is under a catastrophic fire warning.
© 2024 BBCWorld Wed, 14 Feb 6:05am Multiple Auckland trains cancelled due to hot weather
Auckland Transport has cancelled multiple train services across its network this afternoon due to hot weather.
© 2024 RadioNZ Mon, 12 Feb 2:55pm Snowstorms disrupt 'largest annual human migration'
Freezing weather has come in the middle of the "largest annual human migration".
© 2024 BBCWorld Wed, 7 Feb 7:55pm What is the Pineapple Express and why has it drenched California?
The record rain pounding California is part of a common weather pattern.
© 2024 BBCWorld Wed, 7 Feb 7:35am 'Catastrophic' flooding to hit California as bad weather continues
The "atmospheric rivers" causing the storms will linger on Monday as the state is pummelled by rain, wind and snow.
© 2024 BBCWorld Tue, 6 Feb 6:55am