13 Dec 2023

Dramatic weather hits country on Tuesday

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 13 December 2023

Uawa Tolaga Bay Civil defence said the community had a scary night after rain, hail and lightning continued late into the evening on Tuesday night. Civil defence manager for the area Greg Shelton said the rain and hail started around 7 o'clock and lasted until 9 o'clock. He said impressive lightning continued until about 11 o'clock. Metservice meteorologist John Law spoke with Ingrid Hipkiss.