Communities cleaning up mess caused by Wednesday’s severe storms

Trees down on Pond Street in Rehoboth (Susan Campbell/WPRI-TV)

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REHOBOTH, Mass. (WPRI) — As Southern New England was hit with more rain on Thursday, many people were outside cleaning up the damage left behind by more severe storms on Wednesday.

The ground in some communities was littered with debris after downpours, strong winds and lightning strikes assaulted trees, fences and other pieces of property.

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In the above video, Meteorologist Pete Mangione gets a closer look at the cleanup efforts in southeastern Massachusetts.

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