Storm knocks down trees in area
An unusual fall thunderstorm which moved across the Delaware Valley Sunday evening brought down trees and knocked out power in Radnor, Easttown and Tredyffrin. Radnor was hit the hardest with numerous streets blocked by down trees. Radnor Township Public Works crews worked through the evening clearing blocked streets.
A car was reported struck on Mill Road as well as a car damaged on the 100 block of West Lancaster avenue.
By Monday morning only three locations were still impassible as crews worked with PECO crews to open roads. They were Conestoga Road between Ithan and Mill, Midland and Pembroke and Ivan Avenue.
Justin Donahue was out surveying the damage on Ivan avenue early Monday morning as utility crews worked to clear a tree that had knocked out power in the neighborhood. Donahue said he lost power in his home shortly after 6 p.m. as the storm went through Wayne, however a back-up generator he owns, was running. PECO told him he’d have power back by 11 a.m.
In Easttown, a tree blocked Waterloo Road at Sugartown road. Officials also reported a number of other trees down throughout the township.
Tredyffrin police reported a downed wire blocking Lancaster Avenue during rush hour and a number of other trees down, which public works crews cleared.
A fallen tree in a yard on Midland Avenue in Wayne caused no damage following a Sunday evening thunderstorm. Power outages were reported after numerous trees were brought down by the storm in Radnor, Tredyffrin and Easttown townships.
Justin Donahue and his daughter, Ella, watch as crews repair power lines on Iven Avenue Monday morning following a thunderstorm on Sunday that knocked down numerous trees in Radnor, Tredyffrin and Easttown townships. Donahue said he lost power to his home as a result of the downed trees and power lines.