Overnight windspeeds:Whangaparoa - 104km/h
Auckland Harbour Bridge - 90km/h
Auckland Airport - 87km/h
Mercury Islands, Hauraki Gulf - 141km/h
White Island - 133km/h
Channel Island, Coromandel - 154km/h
Napier - 72km/h
By Teuila Fuatai
9:51 AM Wednesday Sep 25, 2013
...Auckland Civil Defence (ACD) (click here) said the extreme weather resulted in 65 flood incidents, 39 downed trees and nine damaged properties.
One person had to be evacuated in Wellsford, several roofs had lifted off homes and broken windows were reported, the agency said.
Further south, police confirmed residents had been evacuated from the Tolaga Bay area.
The storm also cut power to hundreds of homes. Lines company Vector said 1200 customers in Oratia and Hunua were without power, down from 6600 during the night....
September 24, 2013
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