NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Dog 'killed in lightning strike' in Aberdeen

A woman has been treated for burns after apparently being struck by lightning - which killed her dog - in Aberdeen.

The incident happened in the Bridge of Don area on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, power has been restored to hundreds homes after lightning caused a cut in supply.

Scottish Hydro said 800 homes were affected in the Tarland, Lumphanan and Coull areas.

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