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.
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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.