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19 Aug 2022 13:28
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    The country's been hit by about 21-thousand lightning strikes in the past 12 hours...and MetService warns there's more stormy weather ahead

    The country's been hit by about 21-thousand lightning strikes in the past 12 hours...and MetService warns there's more stormy weather ahead


    Meteorologist Stephen Glassey says it's unusual to have thunderstorms affecting so much of the country, with watches in place for the western part of both the North and South islands.

    There are also strong wind and rain watches in place across both islands, as the wild weather continues to sweep the country.

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