Thousands of lightning strikes were recorded across the UK on Thursday night and Friday morning; and they produced some stunning photographs...
Jon Gopsill took this picture of lightning over Bristol in the early hours of Friday morning.
The storms moved north during the night, and Derek Liversidge took this image at Calne in Wiltshire.
Thousands of lightning strikes were recorded across the UK on Thursday night and Friday morning. The storms arrived on UK shores from the south - and Richard Boll took this photograph of lightning striking the English Channel off Hove in Sussex.
Lightning struck lots of locations in the south of England. Adam Sprague took this picture in St Austell, Cornwall.
Steven Shears took this picture of the skies over Crawley, West Sussex.
Many people in London took pictures of the lightning. Justin Stokes photographed this amazing scene over Canary Wharf.
Adrian Howell photographed the lightning over Frome in Somerset.
Chris Stretton captured the moment lightning struck several buildings at once in Gloucester.