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9 electrifying captures of London’s bank holiday weekend storms

Lisa Wright
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Lisa Wright

If the early May bank holiday was memorable for its record-breaking hot weather, then this weekend’s follow-up landed with a far more turbulent forecast.

As well as absolutely chucking it down with rain for a bit, on Saturday night a whopping 20,000 lightning strikes hit the south-east of England in the mother of all thunderstorms. 

Obviously, you lot responded by doing what any normal person would do in the middle of a sky-centric apocalypse: you got your phones out and took a load of really rather impressive pics and videos. Because while lightning may never strike in the same place twice, it can hold court in your Insta stories for a full 24 hours.

Here’s the best of your stormy bank holiday posts.

[Video: @mrkavalicious]

[Video: @iansmorton]


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[Photo: @jezkempinsta]

[Photo: @5000milesfromhome]

[Video: @anjla_t]

[Photo: @andrewhpf]

[Photo: @shaunoshaughnessy]

[Photo: @londonsfinesteye]

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