Tornado hits South Auckland

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A tornado has hit South Auckland, killing one person and injuring two others.

The storm lifted roofs, toppled trees and caused huge damage in the suburb of Papatoetoe at around 8:30am on Saturday morning.

A worker was killed when the tornado struck a freight container Auckland Ports hub in Wiri Station Road.

New Zealand’s MetService said the storm was incredibly localised and the front which bought the bad weather had moved on by 11am.

28 Responses

  1. We have to be prepare in case of any of the kind of problem.
    For the person that passed away all your friend and all your family I am sorry for your loss.

  2. That’s crazy and I seen it on the news to so that is pretty epic and I hope that no tornado comes here.

  3. I live in auckland and my heart goes out to the family that lost there loved one.

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