Weather to go

Metservice ambassador Bob McDavitt wrote a series of article for FMC which were published in older issues of our ‘Bulletin’ magazine. Timeless advice and information for coming closer to understanding the complex weather in New Zealand’s mountains.

August 2012  Wind in the Mountains

Have you ever wondered what causes those UFO-shaped clouds high above the mountains? Or why some areas are lashed by strong winds while others remain protected? MetService Forecaster, Leigh Matheson, offers insight into the role wind plays in the mountains.

June 2011  Tropical Cyclone Season

How do storms get their names and who chooses them? Former MetService Ambassador, Bob McDavitt, explains the history behind naming storms, how they are categorised, and his insight into the 2011 tropical cyclone season that caused widespread damage.

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