The MetService is warning all motorists traveling along the Desert Rd to be careful with snow expected this afternoon.
Snow showers are expected from late this morning until early tomorrow morning. The MetService is predicting 1cm to 2cm accumulating above 800m from between 1pm today and 8am tomorrow.
Police are asking motorists to take their time and drive to the conditions. Taupo is expected rain and southwesterlies with a high of 10C and an overnight low of 0C.
While snow is expected above 800m in the central North Island, in Tauranga morning rain should clear later today becoming fine with southwesterlies. Today’s high for Tauranga is 14C with an overnight low of 6C.