Twister: the damage in pictures

Tornado damage
Yesterday's storm brought down fence panels and branches Photo: Steve Wheeler

A tornado passed through Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and into Buckinghamshire yesterday. The "supercell" storm also brought heavy winds, rain and hail. The air in this kind of storm is rotating, causing the clouds to 'spin'.

Tornado damage
Branches were torn from trees during the heavy winds and rain Credit: Steve Wheeler

More heavy winds, thunderstorms and lightning are expected in parts of the region today.

Tornado damage
Similar weather is expected in some parts of the region today Credit: Steve Wheeler

The tornado damaged trees and garden furniture, and brought down roof tiles on some houses.

Tornado damage
Damage to fences and gates Credit: Steve Wheeler