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PHOTOS: Thunder clouds over central North Island

Yesterdays incredible thunderstorm rattled much of the Waikato and Central Plateau regions.

Most of the severe thunderstorms occurred in remote areas however the storms did brush Reporoa, near Rotorua.  The images below were captured by photographer Trish Bailey.

Today more thunderstorms are forecast with an even larger area exposed to the unstable conditions. 

If you have photos of yesterdays thunderstorms, or if you get some from this afternoons forecast build ups – use our simple photo upload link and share them with other readers!


More photos by Trish:



robH on 26/01/2010 1:16am

This seems to be a bad time to be without the lightning detector- or is it just my system? Can’t get it to work with Internet Explorer or Firefox.

WW Forecast Team on 26/01/2010 1:23am

Working at our end.   Do you have the latest Java update?  You could also try clearing your cache.

Good luck

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