High winds bring down trees in Worcestershire and Herefordshire, and there's a dramatic lightning strike at the races (From Evesham Journal)
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High winds bring down trees in Worcestershire and Herefordshire, and there's a dramatic lightning strike at the races
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- High winds and rain battered Worcestershire today, while racegoers at Cheltenham saw a dramatic lightning strike.
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8:17pm Sat 25 Jan 14
Mr Analysis says
Had a tree fall down outside our home, was only windy for about 30mins though.
Rain gauge at Wellesbourne this afternoon. Guess when the squall front passed through! pic.twitter.com/zLhl9GL302— Dave Throup (@DaveThroupEA) January 25, 2014
@DaveThroupEA Had a terrific squally hailstorm in Kidderminster. It went as dark as night too.— Caroline Worthington (@carolinecmw) January 25, 2014
A big thank you to our community members who have helped clear our roads of fallen trees with their own chainsaws. #respectwhereitisdue— N Herefordshire SNTs (@NHfdshireCops) January 25, 2014
Just had a report lightning may have struck the spire :( - hope not, over £1k damage to the camera system last... http://t.co/XIRYYqgfmU— Worcester Peregrines (@worc_peregrines) January 25, 2014
Wind 5.4 mph W. Barometer 1024.3 mb, Rising quickly. Temperature 6.5 °C. Rain today 2.1 mm. Humidity 80%— pershorewx.co.uk (@pershoreweather) January 25, 2014
I have never ever stood out in such torrential rain, hail, thunder and lightning before in my life. #stilldryingout— ROCK3T MAN (@Fri223LL) January 25, 2014
Power loss at the spire again, local thunder storm & heavy rain 3pm today. Hope to restore Sunday morning...— Worcester Peregrines (@worc_peregrines) January 25, 2014
Reports of a tree down on A449 a mile out of Malvern. Its branches have scattered over the carriageway. Lights on take care #DriveSafely— Malvern Cops (@MalvernCops) January 25, 2014
More powerlines down
Incident 25th Jan 15:26. 2 11000 volt electricity poles blown over by wind attended by crew from #Evesham Handed over to Electricity Company— HWFireControl (@HWFireControl) January 25, 2014
Looks like they had it bad in Nuneaton
No injuries reported at Galley Common, working with partners to ensure residents are supported as required. Jwb pic.twitter.com/gSKeyTMItn— Policing North Warks (@NWarksCops) January 25, 2014
Biting wind along towpath this morning.2 capsizes.. Eek! pic.twitter.com/tuIMJwyrVI— Bronwen Behan (@CllrBronBehan) January 25, 2014
@southsidecops tree in road, The Cross Keys at Withington on the A465 going towards Bromyard, tree also down further towards Burley Gate.— shona (@cannyscot36) January 25, 2014
That squall that has just blown through the Malverns has left plenty of debris on our roads.Take care put your lights on and #DriveSafely— Malvern Cops (@MalvernCops) January 25, 2014
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