It has been another night of surface flooding and heavy rain in the capital city.
At least two homes in the Wellington region had to be evacuated last night, as a precaution, after a slip and surface flooding surrounded their homes.
The two properties affected were in the suburb of Whitby, in Porirua.
Earlier, owners of some commercial properties were busy laying down sandbags in a bid to protect their premises - as water levels rose.
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The area had about 60mm of rain between 8pm and 1am.
Fire and Emergency said it received about 21 weather-related call-outs around the region between 7pm and 5am today.
Most call-outs were related to surface flooding and falling trees. However, no homes had been compromised, a spokesman said.
Whitby, Tawa, Hutt Valley and the eastern side of the Miramar Peninsula have been worst affected.
MetService is forecasting rain to clear in the capital by lunchtime. But gale southerlies are set to continue until this afternoon.