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METEOROLOGICAL

WELLINGTON'S WEATHER

tr. JON FOR FEBRUARY. Full moon, seventh day, 10.49 p.m.; third quarter, sixteenth day, 3.15 a.m.; new moon, twenty-third day, 6.12 a.m.; first quarter, twenty-ninth day, 8.58 ,p.ru. (Standard time.) MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3. 1936. The Sun.—Hose today 4.5.7 a.m.; sets 7.12 p.m. Rises'tomorrow'4.s9 a.m.; sets 7.11 p.m. (Standard Time.) Bright Sunshine.—Yesterday: Nil. Tempcraturo in Shade. —Maximum, CO.Odeg; minimum, 50.0'deg'; mean, Do.Odeg. , • Rainfall.—Total for the 4S hours preceding 9 a.m. loday, 4,501n. Total to date during the month, d.SOln. • . Wind.—Velocity or the wind for the 21 Uours preceding 9 a.m. today, 15.7 nvp.h. Barometer. —yesterday, fl a.m., 2!).3lSin ; today, 9 a.m., 30.082 in; noon, oO.llO'in. SYNOPSIS OF- LAST 4a HOURS. On Saturday a deep cyclone was centred near | Norfolk Island and moving southwards at a I moderate speed. During the night its speed increased and as the centre passed Auckland it deepened considerably. Thereafter, still moving 'at an abnormally rapid rate, it travelled in a south-easterly direction and this morning Iliad passed Chatham Island. Stormy conditions I prevailed over tlvo North. Island during Saturday night and yesterday, gales blowing round tho centro of the cyclone. The southerly gales appear to have been most severe In tho Jlanawatu and tlio Wairarapa, much damage being done. IScports are missing from most of tho North Island, but floods havo probably been very widespread. Some very heavy rains are repcriod. : This morning conditions had improved very greatly.

TODAY'S WEATHER.

'Station!. ' Wind. I'res. Temp. Weather,

Kenufort scale of wind force, with cqulrnlent m.r..h.—l, light air, 2-3; 2, slight breeze, 4-7; 3 gentle breeze, 8-lt • 4 moderate bresze, 32-16; 5, fresh breeze, 17-21; G, strong breeze, 22-27: 7. hl?h nind, 28.-33: 8, gale, 34-40; 0, strong Rale, 41-48: 10, .whoie gale. 49-56: 11. storm 57-66 12 hurricane. Weather.— B. blue sky: 60, Mue sky and detached clouds: C, cloudy; 0, overcast: U, Siooniy. dull; U, ugly, threatening; H enn-i '.lnuous or steady rain; B, s&ow; D drizzle :i P, 'passing showors: H. hail: Q. squally: h. \ lightuing; T, thunder; F, fog; M m!=t, c, liaze. FORECAST. Winds.—Variable orer the South Island vrith north-east to north prevailing and freshening later in the far south; light to moderate southerlies at first over the North Island, but veering to west and north-west south of >ew Plymouth and Napier. ' •" Barometer. —A falling tendency In the south; Iclsewhero little movement. Seas.—Uouffh north of Farewell Spit and Akaroa, but decreasing rapidly; elsewhere slight to moderate. Weather.— Fair to ttnc with cnol temperatures; later some showers in the extreme south. .

Capo Maria V.D. —Lino Interrupted. Jlussell. —Lino Interrupted, llokianga Heads.—Line Interrupted. Kaipara Sig. Stn.—Lino interrupted. Jlanukau Heads.—Line Interrupted. Auckland ...... S 3 30.03 66 Tlritlrl ■ ESE 4 63 Kawhla SW 2 61 Tauranga. —Line interrupted. Opotiki.—Line ■ Interrupted. Taupo.—Line interrupted. East Capo.—Line Interrupted. Gisborne.—Lice Interrupted. Napier.—Line Interrupted. Castlepolnt E 3 30.11 5R Cape Palllser ..S3 —— 62 New Plymouth.—Lino interrupted. Cape Egmont.—Line interrupted. ■ Patea.—Line interrupted. Wanganui.—Line interrupted. Poxton. —Line interrupted. Wellington ... SSE 2 . 30.OS 60 Nelson ... KK 1 30.08 35 Cape Campbell .S3. 30.0(i 61 Farewell Spit ... E 4 3J.03 61 Westport.—Not received. Groymouth E 1 30.02 . 57 Arthur's Pass .. Calm —- '13 Kaikoura .-. 8 2 30.0S f.« Chrlstchurcli ... W! 30.07 56 Akaroa Lthsc.—Not received. Tlmaru E 3 30.06 SB Onmnru ...... NB 3 30.05 .17 Dunedln N! 30.01 SS Alexandra.—Jfot received. Qiiecnstown .. NW 1 20.0S 36 XiiBKels .. XJ3 1 30.0.2 HD Uluff . ' Ml . !iS Puyscgur Point SE 2 . 29.97 Tp7 B V B BO DC O C BC , BC BC r. nc ]! BC H ]! DC JtC }! V.7*

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METEOROLOGICAL, Evening Post, Volume CXXI, Issue 28, 3 February 1936

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METEOROLOGICAL Evening Post, Volume CXXI, Issue 28, 3 February 1936

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