Recent severe thunderstorms in NZ

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Recent severe thunderstorms in NZ

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23 March 2015 Central Otago flash floods due thunderstorms.

9 September 2019 Hail stones 3cm Whangaraei.
4/2/2014, Hail stones 4cm at Timaru.
23/2/2019 4cm sized hail. $19.5 insurance claims.
19/June 2018, Tornado Auckland $32 million.
December 2020, Hail $50 million.
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Re: Recent severe thunderstorms in NZ

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NZstorm wrote: Tue 31/08/2021 17:32 23 March 2015 Central Otago flash floods due thunderstorms.

9 September 2019 Hail stones 3cm Whangaraei.
4/2/014, Hail stones 4cm at Timaru.
23/2/1019 4cm sized hail. $19.5 insurance claims.
19/June 2018, Tornado Auckland $32 million.
DEcember 20206, Hail $50 million.
Yes that Timaru hailstorm on 20th November 2019 was huge. I was in Glenavy at the time but Came back to Timaru about an hour after the storm and there was still thick hail on the ground and some of the stones were the size of golf balls. My car which was parked in Timaru during the storm was written off by insurance company.

Another event that I remember was the Richmond/Nelson Thunderstorm/Torrential rain event on the 21st April 2013. Easily the most heaviest rain I've ever experienced 100mm+ over the space of a couple of hour's.
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