Mayhem raged as Stages collapsed, screens destroyed, trees uprooted, tents ransacked - in a shocking matter of minutes after the storm struck. 60,000 people were evacuated after the main stage scaffolding collapsed. Skunk Anansie reported 90% of their production was destroyed, they have no lights and very little stage gear in operation.
Organizers have cancelled the festival and local officials say the death toll has risen to five and 70 people were left injured in varying degrees and hundreds in shock.
Mike Skinner and The Streets were due to perform in the Pukkelpop Marquee later that evening at 10.05pm.
Mike Skinner posted on his facebook page, describing the event as a "very strange, scary and sad experience."
The Streets will be playing Reading and Leeds Festival next weekend.
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