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Weather warning as thunderstorms rock Somerset
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- Heavy rain hits county in early hours of Friday (Oct 4)
- Drivers urged to take care on the roads
- Send your storm photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
A BT box was destroyed by fire caused by an electrical surge from the lightning.
Firefighters were called out to the incident in Rectory Road, Norton Fitzwarren, shortly before 1am today (Friday).
That's a big storm outside. Hope no-one is out in it #Somerset— @ericsmith83 04 October 2013
Thunderstorm overhead #bang #flash— @captainsomerset 04 October 2013
Loves listening to thunder storms whilst tucked up in bed #cosy— @MeganMassingham 04 October 2013
Here comes the #thunder and #lightening complete with downpour in Thurloxton stay safe all!— @DSFireXO 04 October 2013
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It seems we have a bit of thunder and lightning here in this part of Somerset...— @I_Pink_Elephant 04 October 2013
lightning taunton— @Danny_Raybould 04 October 2013
HEAVY rain coupled with thunder and lightning struck Somerset in the early hours of Friday morning (October 4).
Drivers are being urged to take care in the difficult conditions with road surfaces becoming tricky in places.
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