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Pictures of lightning storm from around Scotland

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image copyrightMike Dickson
image captionMike Dickson took this picture shortly before 01:00 on Thursday morning in Kelso.
image copyrightKit Carruthers
image captionKit Carruthers captured this shot in Edinburgh.
image copyrightStephen Norman Young
image captionStephen Norman Young took this image from above the Ocean Terminal and The Royal Boat Britannia in Edinburgh.
image copyrightLynn Cadger
image captionLynn Cadger took this shot in her garden in Aberdeen.
image copyrightJim Hunter
image captionJim Hunter captured this scene in Humble, East Lothian.
image copyrightDave Spellman
image captionThis was Dave Spellman's view from his upstairs window in Clitheroe, Lancashire.
image copyrightWilliam Pollard
image captionWillie Pollard took this image from the vantage point of Arthurs Seat looking south.
image copyrightKarsten Moerman
image captionThis was Karsten Moerman's view of the lightning storm from Leith.
image copyrightAnderson Drummond Photography
image captionLightning lit up the sky in the early hours of the morning in Kelso.
image copyrightBill Anderson
image captionBill Anderson captured this lightning strike across the South Gyle area as seen from Corstorphine Hill.
image copyrightScott McKeand
image captionScott McKeand, who captured this shot in Aberdeen, was woken up by the first loud clap of thunder. He said his first thought was to grab the camera and tripod.
image copyrightColin Riach
image captionColin Riath saw the lightning strikes coming down on the other side of Ocean Terminal in Leith.
image copyrightDave Crichton
image captionDave Crichton took this picture of Calton Hill and St Andrews House in Edinburgh at about 01:15 on Thursday morning.
image copyrightGrant Ritchie
image captionGrant Ritchie in the west of Edinburgh spent much of the storm out in the rain trying to capture the best shots.
image copyrightMark Watson
image captionMark Watson took these photos from just outside Greenlaw in the Scottish Borders whilst cowering in a shed for safety.

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