Thunderstorm downs trees, wires in region



Thunderstorm downs trees, wires in region
Route 30 near Veterans Park in Westborough is closed due to a fallen wire.
Photo Courtesy of Westborough Fire

REGION — A quick-moving thunderstorm has caused some damage in Westborough, Southborough and Shrewsbury.

In Westborough, a downed wire has closed Route 30 near Veterans Park. As of 3 p.m., National Grid was en route.

In Southborough, Parkerville Road is closed from Main Street to No. 14 due to a large tree that fell on power lines.

In Shrewsbury, crews are in the areas of Grafton and Puriton streets for a fallen tree and a broken pole. According to SELCO, restoration work could take three-five hours.

The next several days will be unsettled, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms through Monday night.

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