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.