Frost fighters stand by (NZ)

Frost fighters stand by (NZ)

Plummeting temperatures meant activated frost alarms and helicopters placed on standby around Marlborough overnight on Wednesday. Climate Consulting climatologist Stu Powell said a slight frost would have been felt in the Wairau Valley and at Fairhall, which recorded the lowest temperature in the region, -0.2degC. He expected many vineyards would be wanting frost alerts until at least the first week of May this year, due to the late grape harvest, reports The Marlborough Express.

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