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Thursday, 25 June 2009

Lightning hits house roof and causes fire

Lightning strikes set two homes alight as severe storms battered the county on Thursday night.

The Met office issued a severe weather warning for the area, advising of localised thunderstorms with "very heavy rain" - up to 4cm falling within three hours in some areas. The warning remained in place throughout Friday.

Reader Robin Griessel took this photo of lightning from Boscombe beach

Read More: Source - Bournemouth Daily Echo Thursday 25th June 2009

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