Conservative MP Henry Smith said he was "struggling with the hot air" and asked if MPs could wear shorts instead of suits in the House of Commons.
Can we please, even if just today, wear shorts instead of suits in the Commons? Struggling with the hot air, externally (and internally)!
Viewers have posted dramatic pictures of the storms which ravaged the UK last night. The photos were posted on the ITV News Facebook page.
It seems thousands of people were woken up by loud claps of thunder, seemingly constant flashes of lightning and torrential rain.
Britain is set to bask in the sunshine in the next few days with health officials issuing guidance on how to stay safe in the sunshine.