Strong storms cause damage as weather moves through the region


WBRE 28/WYOU 22 EYEWITNESS NEWS — Damage reports are starting to come in as strong storms move across the area Tuesday afternoon.

Trees came down damaging a fence and pool on Washington Street in West Pittston around 4:00 p.m.

In Scranton, people were seen seeking shelter as heavy rain swept across the downtown.

Crews were seen cleaning up after a tree fell on to a house in the 300 block of Garfield Avenue in Scranton. No injuries were reported.

As of 7:00 p.m., a PPL outage map showed approximately 15,000 customers were without power.

Crews also responded to Plymouth after a tree fell and was seen resting on branches just above a home.

You can get get all the latest information on weather alerts from the Eyewitness Weather Team and watch the track of the storm with the Eyewitness Weather Interactive Radar.

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