Hailstorm in Brighton
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Freak weather causes chaos across parts of England

Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding have hit parts of the east and south-east England, causing travel chaos.

There have been problems on the roads in Sussex, Essex and London, and police have issued warnings to drivers.

Electrical supply problems caused by a lightning strike have also led to disruption on Southern Railways, with services subject to delays.

Footage from viewers shows hail and flooding outside homes in Hove, Brighton and Worthing.

  • 28 Jul 2014
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