Video shows Wirral house on fire after struck by lightning

A house on Wirral caught fire on Tuesday evening after being hit by lightning.

Thunderstorms battered the area through Tuesday which brought lightning, thunder and heavy rain.

Some areas in Garston saw huge amounts of rainfall which led to flooding and back over the Mersey in Bebington residents sent in video of dramatic lightning strikes.

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One property in Thingwall on Wirral was hit by a bolt of lightning.

The dramatic video at the top of the page filmed by Robin Rowe shows lightning appearing to hit a house.

People in the area reported a huge bang followed by the sound car alarms, some residents reported blown electrics and interruption to TV and internet signal.

Luckily everyone made it out of the house with no injuries.

The Met Office warn that there could be more severe on the way as more storms are expected through Wednesday.

The Met Office say: “Slow-moving heavy showers and thunderstorms will break out across many parts of the UK again on Wednesday afternoon.

“Some places will miss them, but where they do occur they will bring torrential downpours with 25 to 35 mm rain falling in an hour and perhaps 50 mm in 2 to 3 hours in one or two places.

“Lightning and hail will be additional hazards. These showers and thunderstorms will only slowly die out through the evening.”