People are beginning the clear-up after flash flooding caused damage across the region yesterday.
In Essex there are calls for an investigation after 200 homes were flooded on Canvey Island.
More than two inches of rain fell but at the same time the pump system that takes water out into the Thames Estuary failed because of a lightning strike.
Meanwhile, Norwich was the wettest part in the UK and several homes were flooded.
Residents want to see more done so the city can cope better with flash flooding in future.
"The last few summers, they've been fairly dry.
So, they seem to have left the drains and not serviced them, but not just in this area, it seems around the city as well.
What they are now doing is reactive.
If it was preventative, maybe it would never have flooded in the first place."
Last night's storms have been followed by torrential downpours and flash flooding today. Here are some more of your photos.
The dramatic weather has continued. Fire services have been inundated with reports of flash floods after the afternoon's downpours.
ITV News Anglia's viewers captured last night's spectacular storms as they moved through the region.