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Your pictures of the dramatic weather across the Anglia region

Thunderstorms have been affecting parts of the Anglia region as the mini heatwave kicks in and temperatures start to climb.

It was already 25°C (77°F) in Cambridge by 10am on Friday.

Lightning in Northampton at 3.30am on Friday 18 July 2014 Credit: Ben Wright
  • Email your pictures of the storms or the heatwave to angliaweather@itv.com

The animation from the Met Office shows lightning strikes across the UK on Thursday night into Friday.

This picture of the deluge in Northampton on Friday morning was tweeted by Billy Mughal.

Lightning at Broomfield near Chelmsford Credit: Steve Barrett
Lightning at Broomfield near Chelmsford Credit: Steve Barrett
Lightning at Broomfield near Chelmsford Credit: Steve Barrett
Lightning in Bedfordshire in the early hours of Friday 18 July 2014. Credit: Kaylia Palmer

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