Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has been called to two house fires caused by lightning strikes.
One house caught fire in Penruddock during the morning's storms, and another in Dalston at around 8am.
The fire service say that the fires were put out quickly, but have damaged both buildings considerably.
Huge hailstones falling during yesterday's storms have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to an Eastriggs man's caravan.
A house in Penruddock caught fire after being hit by lightning this morning. The strike knocked tiles several metres from the roof.
Thousands of homes and businesses across Cumbria have been affected by power cuts, as heavy rain and storms hit the region.