GALE force winds ripped a roof off a house in South Tyneside this morning
At 9am today, residents living in Victoria Road, South Shields, heard a load bang before a flat roof was torn from one of the street’s maisonettes.
Debris was strewn across the road as the resident, who was inside at the time, called for help.
A neighbour said: “It’s a small miracle nobody was hurt.
“This street has a very busy thoroughfare, there’s always people walking along it.
“We just heard a loud bang and saw the roof flying past.”
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