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In pictures: Lightning flashes in the skies over Yorkshire

If you struggled to sleep last night, it might have been because of the thunder and lightning across the county.

This is what was happening in the skies above Yorkshire in the early hours:

Lightning in Beverley

Above is a brilliant picture of lightning in Beverley while the shot below shows lightning over houses in Leeds at about 03:00 this morning:

Lightning in Leeds
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Scarcroft in West Yorkshire was also affected, with the photo below showing lightning flashing across the sky:

Lightning in Scarcroft

Meanwhile, the stunning shot below was taken by Stephen Smith in Huddersfield from his attic window:

Stephen Smith

If you have any photos of the weather from overnight, send them in to us.

Check your Yorkshire train journey

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If you're making a journey on the rails in Yorkshire this Wednesday morning, most services appear to be running to time - however there do seem to be some problems today.

Be aware that there's still some disruption on the East Coast Mainline after major problems along the route yesterday. Check the LNER website for the latest details.

Also, trains running through Wakefield Westgate may be delayed by up to 30 minutes due to lightning damaging the signalling system. Check the latest details from National Rail Enquiries here.

For all the latest live updates from the county's main railway stations, click on the links below:

East Coast Mainline disruption continues

There's still some disruption on the East Coast Mainline after major problems along the route yesterday.

A train on the East Coast

Hundreds of passengers were stranded on trains after power lines were damaged near Grantham, with some passengers fainting when the lack of power cut off the air-conditioning.

Several services running through Yorkshire and Lincolnshire this morning have been cancelled.

It's the second power failure on the line this month.

Passengers who had tickets for trains yesterday can use them today, according to train operator LNER.

Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire both ways

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M62 West Yorkshire both ways severe accident, from J26 for M606 J1 to J25 for A644 Wakefield Road.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 from J26, M606 J1 (Chain Bar) to J25, A644 (Brighouse), because of an accident.

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