Homes hit by flash flooding

More than 50 homes were hit by by flash flooding following heavy rain that broke the heatwave in a series of heavy thunderstorms. Nottinghamshire Police said houses in Southwell were particularly badly hit by the extreme weather.

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Stunning lightning strikes near the London Eye

The lightning struck early this morning as the London Eye was coloured red, white and blue to mark the royal baby's birth. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Lightning strikes illuminated the sky near the London Eye during the early hours of this morning.

Lightning strikes behind the London Eye in central London. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

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