A huge swarm of bees descended on a road in Tattershall, Lincolnshire this morning.

The video,taken by a resident on the street, shows hundreds of the insects flying in a circle above before they settle down on a wooden fence.

But why do bees swarm?

Swarming is a natural process in the life of a honey bee colony. Swarming occurs when a large group of honey bees leaves an established colony and flies off to establish a new colony, essentially creating two from one