Four properties struck by lightning during an early morning thunderstorm

Monday, August 15, 2022 8:27 a.m.

Two suffer “significant damage”

Four properties around the island were struck by lightning during an early morning thunderstorm.

Fire crews responded to a number of incidents between 4am and 5am.

Two properties in Port Soderick and Foxdale Road were affected alongside two others in Hillside Avenue and Pinehurst Glen which suffered “significant structural damage” when lightning struck the roof.

Ali Swann captured the moment lightning struck the Pinehurst Glen property:

Ali spoke to Manx Radio:

The fire and rescue service says there were nine incidents in the hour where their presence was required.

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