MetService Strong winds around the Deep South ease on Thursday, as the low generating them moves away. A largely fine weekend is expected for most of the country, but there’s hope for parched northern fields early next week with MetService forecasting as many as three days of rain for Northland. There’s even a possibility heavy rain will reach warning criteria on Tuesday in eastern parts of Northland, northeastern Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Gisborne and the Wairoa district. But for now MetService has just low confidence that will happen. On Thursday evening, MetService was forecasting easterlies and rain for Northland on Monday and Tuesday, with showers on Wednesday. Rain or at least showers was also forecast for the rest of the North Island and parts of the South Island. READ MORE: Dry weather brings toughest water restrictions in Northland Rain washes away water restrictions in Tasman District Taranaki claims title for New Zealand's sunniest spot in … [Read more...] about Weather: Fine weekend on the way for most, with a chance of rain for parched north
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The Samsung Galaxy S21 hasn’t had much competition yet this year, but with the launch of the Asus ROG Phone 5 , one of its first 2021 rivals has arrived. The ROG Phone 5 is built for gamers, but that means it packs enormous amounts of power, a big battery, and most of the other things you’d expect from a flagship phone. So whether you’re a mobile gamer or not, it could be worth considering. But how does it compare to the Samsung Galaxy S21? To answer that question we’ve compared these two phones on every front, including design, screen, camera, battery, power, and more, so you can see for yourself which is the right fit. Design The Asus ROG Phone 5 isn’t a subtle phone. Its glass back has an RGB logo which can display two colors at once and supports eight different lighting schemes. A triple-lens camera runs horizontally along the top of the rear, and around the front there’s a flat screen with slim bezels above and below it. The front camera is housed in the top bezel, … [Read more...] about Asus ROG Phone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S21: how does the gaming phone compare?