'Tornado,' lightning and flash flooding hit East Anglia

Thunderstorms brought torrential rain, flash flooding and what some described as a 'tornado' to many parts of East Anglia.

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  1. Anglia

In Pictures: Tornado strikes on Suffolk-Norfolk border

A tornado pictured at Wortwell near Harleston, Norfolk Credit: Vikki Woodford

Eyewitness Vikki Woodford said she saw the tornado touch the ground at Wortwell on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.

Vikki wrote on the ITV News Anglia Facebook page: "I have pictures of it from Wortwell - very clear! We watched it touch down, videoed it then left before the storm was overhead."

She added that it then fizzled out.

There are no reports of any damage.

A tornado pictured at Wortwell near Harleston, Norfolk Credit: Vikki Woodford

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  1. Anglia

Thunderstorms and torrential downpours in Northamptonshire, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire

Rainfall radar image taken at 1.20pm. The pink and white areas indicates the heaviest downpours. Credit: Met Office

Torrential downpours and thunderstorms are currently tracking across Northamptonshire and into Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, heading north east towards The Wash.

Areas on the rainfall radar map coloured white indicate rainfall rates of more than 32 mm per hour.

Rainfall radar image at 3.20pm showing the thunderstorms clearing away to the north Credit: Met Office
Rainfall radar image at 1pm showing thunderstorms moving north east towards The Wash Credit: Met Office

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