Stunning lightning strikes over the Olympic Stadium

Stunning lightning strikes over the Olympic Stadium in east London have been captured on film.

Though slow to start, this video by Ben Anderson shows the magnitude of the storm over the capital this morning.

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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.