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More thunder, lightning and possible flooding on the way

by Martin Stew: ITV Weather Presenter

Rain warning for Saturday increased to 'Amber'. Some London areas could see 100mm (4') as well as thunder, lightning and possible flooding.

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More thunderstorms tonight & tomorrow for London. Warning from @metoffice Torrential rain, lightning & flooding http://t.co/iC6O03NGE4

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'Red ball' of lightning destroys London roof

The impact was said to be
The impact was said to be Credit: Jim Dutton/ITV News

The roof of a house in south-west London has been badly damaged by a "big red ball of lightning" following heavy storms.

A neighbour witness described a ball of fire that was said to have caused an explosion "like a bomb going off".

Fire trucks have since arrived at the scene.
Fire trucks have since arrived at the scene. Credit: Jim Dutton/ITV News

Fire investigation teams are now at the scene, ITV News' Jim Dutton reports.

Lightning 'brings down chimney' after hitting house

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Streatham house was stuck by lightening causing a fire & chimney collapse. Family escaped unhurt #thunderandlightning http://t.co/KYYUYxUQkS

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