Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014

Hail storm, tornado in Canterbury damage houses

Hail storm and tornado that swept through Amberley in north Christchurch have damaged at least three houses.

Lightning strikes have caused a small fire in Halswell.

More than 1,000 homes in Canterbury have lost electricity, reported quoting power company Orion.

Original post: Natural Disasters List February 23, 2014