DISCUSSION: As a strong low pressure system gradually pulls away from the island nation of New Zealand, the storm did not begin its exit before making quite an impression on many across the South Pacific Ocean region. As described in the story attached in the post above, this unusual South Pacific mid-January storm took many by surprise in terms of wind and rainfall impacts. To learn more about this story, be sure to click the link above and read the full story which was courtesy of NIWA Meteorologist Ben Noll.
To learn more about other high-impact weather events occurring across the Australia and the South Pacific Ocean region, be sure to click here!
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