Chimney Leak from Flue

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LEAK from chimney flue.
recently i have water leak from my chimney through the flue into my basement storage area where my HVAC unit and water heater is located.
this has happened only twice and both times we had rain and heavy winds. the first time was with hurricane sandy ( i am in the delmarva peninsula in the east coast) and again it happened last week when we had heavy winds and little rain. During huricane sandy i reckon we had about 1-2 gallons leak down , last week i had only about 1/2 gallon.
What maybe causing this? whats the solution?
after sandy i called a chimney company, they came and checked out the flashing and chimney and said flashing was fine and did some repointing near the top and charged me $350 but it happened again last week.