Readers' photos: Hail storm in Wellington

06:02, Sep 13 2011
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A storm front rolls across Lyall Bay.
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Hail blankets Boulcott Street after a storm hit Wellington.
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A view looking down on central Wellington during the hail storm.
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Hail around the steps of Parliament.
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Streets look white after a heavy hail downfall in central Wellington.
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Hailstones roughly the size of peanut M&Ms fell in Wilton.
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Hail covers a Karori Street
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Boulcott Streets shows tracks where cars have driven over hail.
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The corner of Tory and Wakefield Sts covered in hail.
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Large hail stones are visible on the ground in Karori.
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The backyard of a Wellington home following a hailstorm.
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Hailstones which fell during the storm in Wellington.
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Hailstones which fell during the storm in Wellington.
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A car is blanketed in Hail in Kelburn.
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Lambton Quay after a serious hailstorm.
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Mt Victoria also received a significant coat of hail.
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Mt Victoria also received a significant coat of hail.
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Looking down on central Wellington after a hail storm.
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A panoramic image of Kent Terrace following a hail storm.
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A closeup of hail stones which fell in Khandallah
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Abel Smith St following the hail storm.
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The railway station in Wellington following a hail storm.
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Hailstones which fell in Wellington next to a ruler.
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Hail on the beach at Island Bay.
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Kabul St in Khandallah after hail fell in Wellington.
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A cyclist endures the hail storm in Wellington.
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A car which left soon after the hail began left a mark on Hawkestone St.
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Cars covered with hail at a Newlands property.
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Hail in Hataitai.
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"RWC 2011" was written into hail which fell on the atificial turf in Civic Square.
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The waterfront is covered with hail in Wellington.
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An intersection in central Wellington show tyre tracks where people have driven through the hail.
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Hailstones which fell in Wellington.
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The hail storm approaches Wellington.
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Hail blankets Kent and Cambridge Terraces in Wellington.
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The view of the railway station from the law school after a hail storm.
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Hail storm clouds roll over Kapiti.
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The hail storm hits Lower Hutt.
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Wellington's Basin Reserve covered in hail stones.
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Karori as the hail storm hit at 2pm.
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New World in Thorndon, which received a heavy coat of hail.

As the hail hit Wellington, readers started sending their photos in.

Related story: Hail hammers the capital

The images reveal a city cloaked in white after a violent burst of hail with fragments the size of ball bearings.

Images have come in from the suburbs, central city and even Parliament, where the carpark has been turned into a slippery rink.

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