It will generally be an unsettled day across the British Isles today. Areas of heavy showers and thunderstorms, which will be severe in places, will move northwards across many parts.
Some drier and brighter spells are also expected and it will continue to feel humid.
Temperatures becoming very warm, locally hot in the east, with highs of 27C (81F).
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.