A house in Littlejohn Avenue in Melksham caught on fire after being struck by lightning last night. Fire crews are still at the scene but no one has been hurt.
Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service says it has received over 200 calls for assistance since yesterday evening due to the severe weather.
The emergency service is also urging all drivers to take care on the roads this morning due to floodwater and the potential for some manhole covers to be raised.
A house on Alvin Street in Gloucester has been struck by lightning.
There have been thunder storms across the county today. Three fire engines attended the scene. No one was injured.
Three people needed medical help after a house in Bridgwater was struck by lightning.
Fire crews were called to the two storey home in Frederick Road just before 9am. They found severe damage to the second floor ceiling . An aerial platform was brought in and major damage was found in the roof space.
An ambulance was called to the scene after a 70-year-old man needed first aid, a 54-year-old man was treated for shock and a 92-year-old woman had chest pains.
A structural engineer and Western Power distribution were also called in.
Thunder and lightning has been spreading across the West Country this evening. This short video was sent in to us by a viewer, Sean Oaten, who filmed it over Taunton.
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There were dramatic electrical storms last night, but for one fireman in the Cossham area of Bristol, it was all too close to home.
During the storm, Anthony Dicorato's house was struck by lightning. It left a hole in his roof and destroyed the chimney. Power sockets were blown out and even radiators were thrown from the wall. Luckily, Anthony was out at the time.
Many of us experienced wild weather last night (Monday) as a thunderstorm swept across part of the region.
One ITV West Country viewer captured some of the thunder and lightning on his phone...
An 11 year old Wiltshire boy, who survived being struck by lightning at his school gates in Swindon, has been talking about his remarkable recovery.
Joe Compton's heart stopped after he was hit during a storm in September. He's now out of hospital, and is recovering at home.
School children in Swindon will be given first aid lessons on how to save lives by St Johns Ambulance.
It comes after an 11-year-old student was struck by lightning outside the Dorcan Academy last week.
A schoolboy is recovering in hospital after surviving a direct hit by lightning.
Joe Compton, a pupil at the Dorcan Academy in Swindon, was struck yesterday afternoon. Teachers, staff from a nearby leisure and ambulance crews saved his life after managing to restart his heart.