Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Flash flooding, lightning damage across England and Scotland


Flash flooding and lightning damages have been reported across England and Scotland today.

Lightning damaged several buildings including a historic church near Bury, Greater Manchester. Lightning also damaged a signalling system in Manchester Piccadilly station.

Lightning strikes affecting signals disrupted train services in Scotland.

Below is a photo of Lightning strikes over Poole Harbour (GETTY IMAGE).

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Flash flooding affected several roads in south Worcestershire.

However recent flash flooding and lightning have ended the three-week heatwave in UK.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for heavy rains across England, Wales and Scotland.

Original post: Natural Disasters List July 23, 2013