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August 1980 Auckland Tornado ( 1980-08-01 )

A tornado struck Onehunga. A woman was killed under a falling tree.

Auckland

Multi HazardMulti Hazard at Auckland
Duration:     -
Comments:
TornadoTornado at Onehunga
Map Location: -36.921857 174.785998
Comments:

CommentA tornado stuck Onehunga on the 1st.

CasualtiesA woman died under a falling tree.

Insurance PaymentInsurance Industry Payouts for the Onehunga Tornado totalled $800,000 ($3,250,000 2008 dollars).

References

Insurance Councils. The Cost of Weather Loses, Claims history (Updated 2004).
Sargeant, D. (1996). No regrets: Insurance Response to Weather Related Risk. Weather and Climate (1996) 16(2): 41-48.
Tornado at Motonui, Taranaki, 14 August 2004.

August 1980 Auckland Tornado ( 1980-08-01 )

A tornado struck Onehunga. A woman was killed under a falling tree.

Auckland

Multi HazardMulti Hazard at Auckland
Duration:     -
Comments:
TornadoTornado at Onehunga
Map Location: -36.921857 174.785998
Comments:

CommentA tornado stuck Onehunga on the 1st.

CasualtiesA woman died under a falling tree.

Insurance PaymentInsurance Industry Payouts for the Onehunga Tornado totalled $800,000 ($3,250,000 2008 dollars).

References

Insurance Councils. The Cost of Weather Loses, Claims history (Updated 2004).
Sargeant, D. (1996). No regrets: Insurance Response to Weather Related Risk. Weather and Climate (1996) 16(2): 41-48.
Tornado at Motonui, Taranaki, 14 August 2004.