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Tornado in National Park Village - #4 - 1.45pm

Tornado in National Park Village - #4 - 1.45pm


Civil defence crews and other response agencies are on the ground and responding to community needs.

One unoccupied house has been completely destroyed. There is structural damage to several other properties including partial roof loss and broken windows.

There is no mains power. The Lines Company is working to restore downed power lines and damaged poles.

Cordons are in place in parts of National park Village limiting public access for health and safety reasons. The cordon will remain in place overnight.

X11 urban SAR are on their way to undertake structural inspections of damaged properties.

Several trees are down in National Park along the storm track.


The water is safe to drink and sewerage is operational.

The Welfare Centre has been operational at the National Park school hall.

Anyone in need of assistance or support is requested to go to the Welfare Centre

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