As conditions started to clear for about 95% of Aucklanders yesterday evening one area of cloud build ups caused a spectacular downburst in the CBD.
Gutters overflowed, streets turned into rivers and commuters -who were caught unprepared – huddled wherever it was dry.
These great images were sent in by MandenoMoments.com. You can click the photos below for larger images.
Dramatic rain clouds over Auckland: Bean Rock light house is on the left, next to that is the Auckland CBD, and North Head is on the right. Taken on 23 Nov 2010 at 6:06pm. Click the photo for larger image / MandenoMoments.com
Any excuse for a cuddle: a couple sheltering from heavy rain in Auckland’s CBD. Taken on 23 Nov 2010 at 6:23pm. Click the photo for larger image / MandenoMoments.com