Many areas saw this build of hot weather culminate in dramatic thunderstorms on Tuesday night (11 August), as lightning bolts lit the skies with bright flashes, and heavy thunder and rain were witnessed by a multitude of spectators. These are some of the best images captured of the storms.
Striking photos of summer storms across the UK
The UK has been sizzling in warm summer temperatures this week, with some parts reaching highs over 30C
By Helen Johnson
Wednesday, 12th August 2020, 3:58 pm