30 Jul 2008

Wind warning in Levin - stay inside

2:34 pm on 30 July 2008

People living in Levin are being told to stay indoors as winds of up to 120 kilometres an hour hit the town.

Trees have fallen on to power lines, there is no electricity, schools have been closed and roofs have been lifted.

Many roads are reported to be closed or unpassable.

Horowhenua District Council says the town and surrounding areas have been hit hard.