The UK was struck by lightning between 15,000 and 20,000 times as the "mother of all thunderstorms" rolled across southern England overnight.
Meridian viewers have been sending us their images of the storm, which stretched from Dorset in the west across the Kent, in the hours before midnight.
Flights from Stansted Airport have been disrupted after the fuelling system was damaged by a lightning strike.
There were cancellations and delays after a thunderstorm and lightning strikes overnight.
The fuelling system was repaired on Sunday morning, but passengers were warned to check before travelling.
A Met Office warning of heavy thunderstorms is in place until 6am on Monday, covering much of England and all of Wales.