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Storm damage across Auckland

There is damage across Auckland this morning after last night’s severe storm.

There are traffic lights, motorway signage and traffic cameras not working because of power outages and there may be surface flooding and storm debris on the roads.

Please only travel if you have to and approach uncontrolled intersections with caution and observe normal give way rules.

NZ Transport Agency advises all motorways across the Auckland network and the Auckland Harbour Bridge are open.

The following local roads have partial closures: Henderson Valley Rd near Parrs Rd, Henderson; Woodside Rd, Massey; Temple St, Meadowbank: and Maskell St, St Heliers. There are reports coming in of a tree blocking part of Gillies Ave in Epsom.

Most train services are operating this morning.

Western Line:

All Western Line services will start and terminate at Henderson. Shuttle buses are operating to Henderson

Pukekohe Shuttle:

Services are operating

Southern, Eastern & Onehunga Lines:

Services are operating with delays because of power outages

Ferry and bus services are operating but there may be delays because of possible debris in the water and on the roads.

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