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Your pictures of the thunderstorms

Lightning strikes in the Brackmills area of Northampton Photo: ITV Anglia viewer M Smith

The heatwave has erupted into a string of thunderstorms across the Anglia region. Here is a selection of pictures from ITV Anglia viewers.

Please send your pictures to angliaweather@itv.com

Lightning over Newport near Saffron Walden in Essex Credit: ITV Anglia viewer Jonnathon Tann
Lightning over England's oldest town, Colchester in Essex Credit: ITV Anglia viewer "Brimski"
Lightning over England's oldest town, Colchester in Essex Credit: ITV Anglia viewer "Brimski"
A lightning burst capture on a freeze-frame of video from Northampton. Credit: ITV Anglia viewer M Smith
Lightning at Bocking near Braintree, Essex Credit: ITV Anglia viewer Zoe Martin