06 Dec 2012 at 1:14p.m.

PHOTOS: Tornado, thunderstorm hits Auckland

A large thunderstorm has hit Auckland this afternoon with three reported fatalities from a tornado in Hobsonville. Read the article >

  • (Photo: Auckland Webcam / www.sitecam.co.nz/auckland_webcam/)

  • Aftermath of the storm in Hobsonville (Photo: Kendal Johnson)

  • Aftermath of the storm in Hobsonville (Photo: Kendal Johnson)

  • Aftermath of the storm in Hobsonville (Photo: Kendal Johnson)

  • (Photo: Amy / iWitness)

  • Aftermath of the storm in Hobsonville (Photo: Kendal Johnson)

  • The tornado in Hobsonville felled trees and powerlines (Photo: @cacenz / Twitter)

  • A house partially damaged from the tornado (Photo: Dylan De Rungs)

  • A flooded office building in Henderson (Photo: Amy)

  • (Photo: KezzaNZ / Reddit)

  • (Photo: @_zoitsa / Twitter)

  • (Photo: Kim Chisnall / 3 News)

  • (Photo: Michael Bain / 3 News)

  • (Photo: @KellyM_NZ / Twitter)