Thunderstorms

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    Video caption: Australia drought: Capturing spectacular storms in the outback

    Australian photographer Jacob Vlatko welcomes new life to harsh outback landscapes.

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    Video caption: Wales weather: Lightning strike sees two evacuate house

    Lightning struck a property in Carmarthenshire on Wednesday morning.

  3. Weather for the week ahead

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    Video caption: Weather for the week ahead
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    Video caption: Why are we having so many thunderstorms?

    BBC weather presenter Owain Wyn Evans explains why it's been so hot and stormy.

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    Video caption: Wales weather: Moment lightning strikes house filmed by neighbour

    Donna Tizzard in Wrexham was filming Wednesday night's storm through her window when she caught the moment on camera.

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    Video caption: Lightning strikes were caught on video in Merseyside and Cheshire.
  7. Why do we get thunderstorms in the summer?

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    Video caption: Why do we get thunderstorms in the summer?

    Have you ever wondered why you’re more likely to see a thunderstorm on a hot summer’s day? Sarah Keith-Lucas explains why.

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    Video caption: Lightning strikes hit Wales after hot weather

    Dramatic storms across Wales have been captured on camera.

  9. Rhondda flooding: 'Cleaning up again'

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    Video caption: Rhondda flooding: Pentre residents 'cleaning up again'

    Another clean-up is underway in parts of south Wales after flash flooding following thunderstorms.

  10. In pictures: Thunderstorms across Yorkshire

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thunderstorms and heavy rain swept across parts of Yorkshire last night, and there may be more on the way.

    A yellow "be aware" warning has been issued by the Met Office for thunderstorms and possible flooding across parts of West and South Yorkshire between 12:00 and 21:00.

    These dramatic images of last night's lightning strikes over Sheffield were submitted to BBC Weather Watchers:

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  11. Lightning strike sets house on fire

    A house was set on fire last night after being hit by a bolt of lightning.

    House fire

    The three-storey property in Millhouses Lane, Sheffield, was struck at about 19:30 on Tuesday as thunderstorms swept across the city.

    South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said five fire crews were sent to tackle the blaze. Nobody was hurt in the incident.

    House damage by lightning
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    Video caption: Severe flooding in Corsica after torrential rain and thunderstorms

    Roads turned into rivers in Ajaccio, Corsica on Thursday evening after almost two months of rain fell in just a few hours.

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    Video caption: 'One in a million' lightning strike destroys roof in blaze

    Fire ripped through the property in Gowerton, Swansea, after the roof was hit by lightning.