THE devastation left behind by what appears to have been a tornado has been filmed by an Islander.
The footage shows houses with tiles ripped off and windows blown out, with debris strewn across the road.
A number of cars windows were also smashed.
It is believed the twister touched down in near the FB Fields in St Clement and tracked east during a freak thunderstorm at around midnight with pelted the Island with golf ball-sized hailstones.
In a statement, Jersey Met confirmed it had received reports of a tornado overnight.
They said: “Storm Ciaran has brought winds reaching hurricane force 12 to the Island with gusts recorded by the Jersey Met weather station at St Helier Harbour up to 83 knots / 96mph peaking around 4:30 am this morning, but continuing to reach violent storm force 11 at 7 am. We have received reports of a tornado associated with thunderstorms and significant hail and rainfall around midnight.”