BOSTON (CBS) — Several severe thunderstorms rolled through Massachusetts Sunday evening, causing damage and prompting warnings from the National Weather Service. Power outages peaked at just over 30,000 around 6:30 p.m. They were down to about 6,000 by sunrise Monday morning.

Worcester experienced wind gusts up to 62 miles per hour while Boston reached 40 miles per hour.

In Wakefield, a tree fell on a home, temporarily trapping a couple.

A lightning strikes in the distance from Marblehead (Photo Via: Marisa Forziati)

A bolt of lightning was caught on camera from Marblehead in the evening.

Police in Lawrence closed Farnham Street and Andover Street after a telephone pole snapped in half.

Concord police and firefighters responded to College Road where a tree came down on wires.

The Westwood Fire Department asked residents to say off the roads entirely as several streets were flooded and multiple people were rescued from flooded cars. They also said trees and power lines were down throughout the town.


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