A huge low is behind the wet climate, which could likewise be joined by tempests and windy breezes in certain districts.
MetService says the danger of tempests will increment on Wednesday evening with Northland, Auckland, and the Coromandel Peninsula all in the terminating line.
“The most dynamic territory of tempests is conjecture for the focal North Island, with a high danger in the early evening and early night from Waikato and Bay of Plenty to Tongariro National Park,” MetService said in its rainstorm standpoint.
“These tempests may create confined precipitation paces of 10 to 25mm/h and perhaps more, solid breeze whirlwinds to 100 km/h, and a slight possibility of a little twister.”
Substantial downpour alerts stay set up for Taranaki north of Eltham and Bay of Plenty.
NZ Transport Agency Bay of Plenty framework administrator Rob Campbell is asking drivers to remain alert.
“Stay away from pointless travel, drive to the conditions, and watch out for surface flooding, slips, and fallen trees or branches,” he said.