Awe-Inspiring Pictures Of Lightning Lashing London Londoners heard the thunder gods roar. Matthew Tucker BuzzFeed Staff View this image › REX USA / Rex REX USA / Rex REX USA / Rex View this image › Justin Stokes / Via Twitter: @justinstokes_ REX USA / Rex Davey / Twitter: @davey 5. MPS helicopters caught stunning shots from the ground and in the air. View this image › MPS Helicopters / Via Twitter: @MPSinthesky MPS Helicopters / Twitter: @MPSinthesky View this image › MPS Helicopters / Via Twitter: @MPSinthesky 8. Andrew Lanxon Hoyle spotted the storm over Ealing. Andrew Lanxon Hoyle / Twitter: @Batteryhq Andrew Lanxon Hoyle / Twitter: @Batteryhq 9. Outside London, storm chaser Jamie Russell captured this impressive image on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. View this image › JamieRussell / BNPS 10. Lightning was also spotted in Newquay, Cornwall. View this image › Lewis H Pinder (‘self-confessed atmospheric electricity fanatic’) / Via Twitter: @unclepindy 11. Adam Gibbard snapped these blue and purple photos in Penzance. View this image › Adam Gibbard / SWNS.com View this image › Adam Gibbard / SWNS.com 13. Neal Allen caught this apocalyptic spread of forked lightning in Penzance, Cornwall. View this image › Neal Allen / Via Twitter: @kernownelly 14. Gloucester also received some of the thousands of lightning strikes across the UK. View this image › James Williams / SWNS.com 15. From ominous clouds, to spectacular lightning. ← Slide → James Williams / SWNS.com Reyaz Limalia / SWNS.com Ben Whatley / SWNS.com 17. There Were Epic Thunderstorms Across The UK Last Night And Everyone Lost Their Minds buzzfeed.com Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com! More ▾ Facebook Conversations Can your pet compete? Find out now. Get BuzzFeed's Cute or Not app! Get the App!