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Witnesses report large ‘fireball’ in sky at Severn Trent Green Power facility but no one is thought to have been injured in the blast
Images and video shared online show the sky to the north-west of Oxford light up with flames.
A huge fireball has been seen in Oxfordshire after reports of an "explosion" in the area.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms that have been impacting the central U.S. are expected to push eastward on Sunday, affecting communities in the South and the mid-Atlantic states.
Some Calgarians were drenched in the rain as a sudden, severe thunderstorm hit the city around suppertime on Thursday.
A weather enthusiast recording the severe conditions outside his home in Waco, Texas, was startled when a bolt of lightning struck nearby on Saturday, June 16.Austyn Ferrell, who recorded this video, told Storyful that while the moment caught him off guard, “it was honestly the best footage I’ve done.”“I grew up loving thunderstorms and learning more about them,” Ferrell said.The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the area on Saturday, forecasting winds of up to 60 mph and ping pong ball sized hail.On Saturday, the NWS said there was still a possibility of severe storms developing in the area, adding that “large hail and damaging winds remain the greatest threat.” Credit: Austyn Ferrell via Storyful