VIDEO: Lightning strike blows roof off Durrington home

A LIGHTNING strike blew a hole in the roof of a Durrington home.

It happened just before 7.30pm yesterday (Thursday, January 26) at the property in Twyford Road.

Firefighters were called to an “explosion” which had been caused by the lightning strike.

As well as the hole in the roof, it caused a power cut down to most homes in Twyford Road.