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THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS BATTER THE NORTH

Posted 22 August 2019 by Gold FM in Weather

MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for northern areas of the North Island including the Coromandel Peninsula tonight into Friday morning.

MetService meteorologist Lewis Ferris warns: “There could be very strong localised wind gusts over 110 km/h from the northwest and we are advising residents in affected areas to tie down objects that could be caught by the wind overnight. There is also a possibility of tornadoes developing with the severe thunderstorm cells.”