Nelson is in for a soaking today as heavy rain moves in from the Tasman Sea.
MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for the Nelson Ranges with up to 90mm predicted to fall today.
The same active front will also bring heavy rain to the central and upper North Island, before turning its attentions to Otago tomorrow.
Thunderstorms could also accompany the downpours with Northland, Auckland, Taranaki, Nelson and Buller the likely recipients today.
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