The forecast gales have arrived in Auckland with intense winds starting around 1:30am and have been surging off and on ever since.
Power outages are expected to continue due to branches and trees down as winds reach gale force at times and gust over 120km/h.
on 2/08/2021 4:35pm
We are exposed to westerlies and these are the strongest in a very long time. Hard to sleep and had to get up and secure a window, 4.30am and intensity is dropping last 30 minutes.
on 2/08/2021 11:07pm
Did you notice the lightning? Horrible flashes for a long time with whistling windows.