# Three people reported killed
# More bad weather expected
# Damage reported across west Auckland and North Shore
# Tornado reported on Auckland motorway
Three people have been killed after severe weather - including an apparent tornado - hit west Auckland this afternoon.
Police sources have confirmed that three people had died in the west Auckland storm.
Police Superintendent Bill Searle said a series of tornadoes passed through Hobsonville.
The Defence Force is on standby, and an emergency centre has been set up at the Whenuapai air base.
Mr Searle said the forecast is for more bad weather in the area, and people in the Hobsonville and Greenhithe areas should stay inside for the next couple of hours.
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