Lightning strikes Berrow home as torrential
rain sweeps the area
were called to a Berrow home in the early hours of Friday (June
24) after it was struck by lightning during an electrical storm.
former Little Court residential nursing home at Berrow was struck
at 6am, but a check of the building by firefighters revealed no
fire and little damage.
came as torrential rain and electrical storms swept across Burnham
and the West Country, with more than 40mm of rain falling in just
four hours around the Bridgwater Bay area.
of homes in Burnham-On-Sea were briefly left without power after
lightning struck a power line.
as heavy rain lashed the town, the crew of a broken down district
council rubbish collection truck on the seafront were faced with
the uneviable task of struggling to fix it in the pouring rain
at around 9am.
heavy storms struck Burnham at around 4am and lasted for several
hours before the final rumbles of thunder and flashes of lightning
subsided at lunchtime.
Ten day Burnham-On-Sea weather forecast