Awe-Inspiring Pictures Of Lightning Lashing London

Londoners heard the thunder gods roar.

REX USA / Rex

REX USA / Rex

REX USA / Rex

 

REX USA / Rex

 

5. MPS helicopters caught stunning shots from the ground and in the air.

MPS Helicopters / Via Twitter: @MPSinthesky

MPS Helicopters / 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.

JamieRussell / BNPS

10. Lightning was also spotted in Newquay, Cornwall.

Lewis H Pinder (‘self-confessed atmospheric electricity fanatic’) / Via Twitter: @unclepindy

11. Adam Gibbard snapped these blue and purple photos in Penzance.

Adam Gibbard / SWNS.com

13. Neal Allen caught this apocalyptic spread of forked lightning in Penzance, Cornwall.

Neal Allen / Via Twitter: @kernownelly

14. Gloucester also received some of the thousands of lightning strikes across the UK.

James Williams / SWNS.com

15. From ominous clouds, to spectacular lightning.

James Williams / SWNS.com

Reyaz Limalia / SWNS.com

Ben Whatley / SWNS.com

 

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Matt Tucker is the UK picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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