13 Dec 2023

Lower Hutt residents and business owners survey damage

From Checkpoint, 5:17 pm on 13 December 2023

A flicker of lights, a huge roar, a cyclone of glass, and then it was all over in a flash.

Wild weather and what some witnesses have described as a "mini-tornado" wreaked havoc in Lower Hutt yesterday afternoon.

Today, locals are picking up the pieces.

Soumya Bhamidipati reports.