Large gum tree falls over in Wellington storm

The Wellington City Council will remove a tree that fell over in last night’s storm tomorrow.

The large gum tree in Anderson Park in the Botanic Gardens fell over during the severe gales which battered the capital overnight.

Metservice said gusts of up to 87 kms an hour were felt in Kelburn, while there were gusts of up to 100 kms an hour in the Cook Strait.

The city council said there were no other reports of damage and the fallen tree was not a danger to the public.

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