Cyclone Sose Hits Central NZ – Easter Saturday
The above image produced from the NOAA supercomputer medium range weather model today appears to confirm the Easter
storm forecast published on Scoop last week (See… Supercomputer Weather: When The Rain Comes
According to the images linked below Taranaki will receive the brunt of the storm – Tropical Cyclone Sose - with up to
100mm of rain forecast for the 24 hours starting on Good Friday.
The bleak weather is forecast by NOAA’s supercomputer to continue throughout the Easter break with remnants of the storm
still over the North Island on Monday April 16th.
Click on the images below to view the path of the storm. The dates on the pictures are in US Time, NZ Time is
approximately 17hours ahead of this. Each image shows rainfall in coloured lines over a 12hour period.
Good Friday April 13th
Saturday April 14th
Easter Sunday April 15th
Easter Monday April 16th
Alastair Thompson is the co-founder of Scoop. He is of Scottish and Irish extraction and from Wellington, New Zealand. Alastair has 24 years experience in the
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