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Heatwave triggers storms and flash floods

There's a warning by Public Health England of heatwave conditions across the East of England. The hot weather has also triggered a series of spectacular thunderstorms leading to flash floods in some areas.

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Train delays in Essex after lightning strike

Lightning strikes in Essex in the hours to 4.35pm on Sunday 20 July 2014. Credit: Met Office

There are train delays of up to an hour on Greater Anglia services between Stratford and Southend Victoria in Essex due to lightning strike.

Lines in both directions are blocked and trains may be delayed by up to 60 minutes. Engineers are en route to assess the problem.

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