The first of 14 separate incidents we attended this morning where property had been struck by lightning http://t.co/jLUQI7gs6x
A bolt of lightning struck a family home in Derbyshire this morning, setting its roof on fire.
Initial investigations into a house fire in Wiltshire suggest the blaze started when lightning struck the home's television aerial.
Network Rail has restored signalling at Manchester Piccadilly following lightning strikes, but warns there will still be "residual delays" to trains travelling through the station:
Trains to and from Manchester #Piccadilly are returning to normal. There will still be some delays of up to 45 minutes due to the disruption
The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert in Anglia and three for the Midlands as heavy rain falls across Britain.
A flood alert warns people in the area that flooding is possible and they should be prepared.