Issued by MetService at 01:20 pm Tuesday 14 November 2017 – Valid until 10:00 pm Tuesday 14 November 2017
This watch affects people in the following weather forecast districts:
- Coromandel Peninsula
Thunderstorms have formed in Auckland and Northland and may become more widespread this afternoon, also affecting the north of Waikato and Coromandel Peninsula. These storms are slow moving and could bring downpours to some areas.
The could also be accompanied by hail larger than 20mm.
Note: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favourable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. People in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and monitor for possible Severe Thunderstorm Warnings.
For information on preparing for and keeping safe during a storm, see the Civil Defence Get Ready Get Thru website Issued by: Hordur Thordarson This watch will be updated by: 10:00 pm Tuesday 14 November 2017Since you’re here… we have a small favour to ask. More and more people want the Post than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. The Post’s independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. With investigative reporting, we often don't know at the beginning how a story will unfold and how long it might take to uncover. This can mean it is costly – particularly as we often face legal threats that attempt to stop our reporting. But we remain committed to raising important questions and exposing wrongdoing. And we do it because we believe our perspective matters – because it might well be your perspective, too. If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps to support it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as NZ$5, you can support the Post – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Support The Post