Castlegar and area pummelled by thunderstorm and lightning strikes

Castlegar and the region have felt the wrath of mother nature after a major thunderstorm Friday night

FortisBC crews work furiously to restore power on 10th Avenue after a massive thunderstorm last night (Friday) in Castlegar and much of the Kootenays.

FortisBC crews work furiously to restore power on 10th Avenue after a massive thunderstorm last night (Friday) in Castlegar and much of the Kootenays.

Castlegar and the region have felt the wrath of mother nature after a major thunderstorm Friday night complete with lightning strikes has left several homes without power, and houses damaged by fallen trees.

FortisBC crews have been busy trying to restore power to the region but have said on record they don’t know when they’ll be able to have power back on for everyone.