View looking up to morning clouds.
A map showing the path of the tornado through Halswell, passing over Halswell Road and the edge of Halswell Domain. The black tongue of the tornado touched the ground for a strip about 500m long and...
A grader pulling a bus up the Cashmere Hills in the snow. Views across the City to the mountains is in the background.
View of the fencing around the Godley Head gun placements, along the Godley Head Gun Emplacements Track with a sea mist in the background.
A snowman with a sausage roll for a nose and Oreo cookies for eyes and buttons on the Banks Peninsula looking back towards Diamond Harbour, Lyttelton and beyond across the Port Hills to Christchurch...
View from the sand dunes at New Brighton beach looking towards Redcliffs as a storm is heading across the Port Hills.
A person crossing Colombo Street during heavy snowfall on Colombo Street in Sydenham.
A cyclist lifting their bike over a tree which has been blown down on Palatine Terrace in St Martins.
Tents blown over by the wind at Spencer Park Motor Camp.
Mrs Marie O'Malley using her mallet to sweep water from the green whilst being watched by her croquet partner Miss Betty Innes during the Canterbury senior croquet tournament at Elmwood Croquet Club...
Scene looking along the Christchurch-Akaroa Road towards the Hilltop Hotel and Tavern, surrounded by snow.
Road leading to a bridge with a man standing by the rise to the bridge. On the bridge is a stop sign and snow is covering the ground.
The Port Hills with a dusting of snow.
David Yee with his tornado damaged glass house in Halswell.
Damage to the exterior of a Halswell house at 8 Kinrana Place caused by tornado.
Caravan left upside down and smashed into a house, caused by the tornado in Halswell.
Views of Mr K. Smith, sideshow supervisor, standing in the rain in front of fairground equipment at the Industries Fair at Canterbury Court. Rain caused over $1000 worth of damage to sideshow prizes...
View across towards New Brighton taken from Summit Road. Dark rain clouds are passing across the right hand side with sunlight on the left.
View across towards New Brighton taken from Summit Road. Dark rain clouds are passing across the right hand side with sunlight on the left in the distance.
View across towards New Brighton and the estuary taken from Summit Road. Dark rain clouds are passing across with sunlight on the left in the distance.
View down New Brighton Pier towards New Brighton Library and Marine Parade on a rainy day.
Photographs of the receiver at Christchurch Airport which receives cloud pictures transmitted by satellite.
[Frames 11, 12 and 13] A. P. Ryan, meteorologist in charge at the Christchurch weather office, receiving a weather map by facsimile. [Frames 14, 15 and 16] Weather forecaster R. M. Smith drawing wind...
View of the central city, looking south towards the Government Life building in Cathedral Square and beyond to snow on the Port Hills.