‘Twister’ leaves trail of destruction in New Milton

Daily Echo: ‘Twister’ leaves trail of destruction ‘Twister’ leaves trail of destruction

A FREAK storm lashed a New Forest town yesterday, ripping up a conservatory roof and sending debris across a neighbourhood.

Eyewitness living in the Osborne Road area of New Milton reported a violent wind coming out of the blue at about 11.30am, damaging homes as it whipped down the street.

Tony Morris, 69, who lives in Osborne Road, said: “There was this almighty roar. It was like an explosion and felt like the side of the house was coming in.

“It happened so quick. Then I released it must have been a twister.”

Mr Morris then discovered that debris from a conservatory roof, which had blown off from several doors down, had smashed through a roof window.

Peter Smith, 48, who is the landlord of the Wellington Brassiere, in Osborne Road, said: “In all my years I have never seen anything like it. It just came out of nowhere.

“I heard that a garden wall had come down. It was very extreme.”

The Met Office confirmed last night that yesterday’s unsettled weather patterns were ideal conditions for freak weather like a mini tornado.

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2:51pm Thu 30 Aug 12

Dasal says...

In the Gulf of Mexico region they'd call that a"light breeze"..........
In the Gulf of Mexico region they'd call that a"light breeze".......... Dasal

9:10pm Thu 30 Aug 12

J.P.M says...

"It happened so quick. Then I released, it must have been a twister"

PARDON??
"It happened so quick. Then I released, it must have been a twister" PARDON?? J.P.M

7:51am Fri 31 Aug 12

nedscrumpo says...

J.P.M wrote:
"It happened so quick. Then I released, it must have been a twister"

PARDON??
Reminds of the Tom Jones song Please Realise Me...
[quote][p][bold]J.P.M[/bold] wrote: "It happened so quick. Then I released, it must have been a twister" PARDON??[/p][/quote]Reminds of the Tom Jones song Please Realise Me... nedscrumpo

10:15am Fri 31 Aug 12

Dasal says...

nedscrumpo wrote:
J.P.M wrote: "It happened so quick. Then I released, it must have been a twister" PARDON??
Reminds of the Tom Jones song Please Realise Me...
Or even Engelbert Humperdinck !!!!
If the spellings wrong.......so what . Its a silly name anyway
[quote][p][bold]nedscrumpo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]J.P.M[/bold] wrote: "It happened so quick. Then I released, it must have been a twister" PARDON??[/p][/quote]Reminds of the Tom Jones song Please Realise Me...[/p][/quote]Or even Engelbert Humperdinck !!!! If the spellings wrong.......so what . Its a silly name anyway Dasal

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