22 Aug 2019

Severe thunderstorms forecast for northern NZ

From Checkpoint, 6:28 pm on 22 August 2019

People in northern parts of the country could be in for a wild night, with strong winds, heavy rain and thunderstorms predicted.

MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Northland, Auckland, Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato and Waitomo.

And it's even saying there's the potential for tornadoes. Our reporter Chen Liu has the details.