The tornado in Ormskirk. Photo by Andrew Huxley
A tornado formed across the skies of West Lancashire this afternoon shocking residents.
The twister was spotted in the skies above Ormskirk, Burscough and Scarisbrick Marina, shortly after 2pm.
Andrew Huxley spotted the weather phenomenon above Park Pool in Ormskirk.
Andrew said: “I was just taking my little boy for a day out in Ormskirk and saw the sky changing and I got the sense that something weird was going to happen.
“We waited for about five minutes and then saw the tornado form and start to twist down, it was really strange, you just don’t expect to see something like that in Ormskirk.
“It lasted for about fifteen minutes, so not that long, but it’s not everyday you see a tornado in West Lancashire.”
Other West Lancashire residents who had seen the phenomenon took to…
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