Cornwall

UK storms: Lightning strikes Newquay water supplies

  • 13 February 2014
  • From the section Cornwall

A lightning strike knocked out water supplies to 66 homes in Cornwall.

The strike burst a mains pipe in Henver Road, Newquay during stormy weather at about 20:15 GMT on Wednesday.

South West Water said it had restored supplies to all affected homes in Newquay by 04:55 GMT on Thursday.

A spokeswoman for the company thanked customers for their patience and apologised for any inconvenience caused.

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