Water Pours Through Supermarket Ceiling in Scotland Amid Intense Rainfall

Pieces of a ceiling at a Tesco supermarket in Inverness, Scotland, collapsed after the city experienced heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, according to local news reports.

This footage posted to Twitter by Alex Tiffin shows water seeping through the ceiling.

Local news reported that shoppers were evacuated from the store as the rain poured in.

A Tesco spokesperson said in a statement shared with local news that the store was "temporarily closed while we assess some damage to the roof …. We’re working to reopen as soon as possible.”

The Met Office issued a thunderstorm warning in the area through Wednesday, August 17. Credit: Alex Tiffin via Storyful

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- Oh my God.

ALEX TIFFIN: Jesus God. That's [INAUDIBLE], isn't it? My God. Yeah, yeah yeah. Yeah, good God. Jesus.