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Daylight reveals extent of Auckland storm damage including roofs ripped off, fence toppled

Daylight has revealed the extent of the damage in the Auckland suburb of St Heliers after a fierce storm hit the city overnight.

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The wild weather caused damage to buildings across the city.

The wild weather caused damage to buildings across the city, ripping up roofs and tearing down trees and powerlines.

A St Heliers resident says he was left shaken after his neigbour's roof was thrown into the backyard.

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There were more than 700 lightning strikes in just one hour on the evening of August 11. Source: Breakfast

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Seven Sharp’s Hilary Barry shot the footage from a plane during a night of wild weather. Source: Breakfast