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Lightning Strikes a House Near Caen: “The Roof Exploded! “

On the night of Monday 4th to Tuesday 5th June 2018, lightning struck a house in Langrune-sur-Mer near Caen.The damage is massive

From Monday 4th to Tuesday 5th June 2018, lightning struck a house on rue des Tulipes in Langrune-sur-Mer (Calvados). An alert for violent storms had been launched

All water pipes exploded

The occupant’s sister says:


“Lightning has entered one side and emerged from the other. The roof exploded, the tiles rose, the gas meter caught fire, all the water pipes on the floor also exploded. It’s full of water.”

90% of the roof is ruined

Firefighters worked part of the night. “90% of the roof is ruined. There is no one hurt but a lot of shock and fear! “. In the morning, the neighborhood was still without electricity and telephone.

Heavy rains have also fallen, as in Hermanville-sur-Mer near Caen
Heavy rains have also fallen, as in Hermanville-sur-Mer (© Marjorie Janetaud / Liberté Le Bonhomme Libre).

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