Pictures and videos of flooding thunderstorms and lightning across the Midlands

Credit: Dan Ashley

The Midlands was hit by a cascade of torrential rain, thunderstorms and lightning on Tuesday (June 6) evening.

It's after the met office issued a yellow weather warning across the Midlands, warning that heavy rain and thunderstorms on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday could lead to flooding and cause severe disruption.

The heavy downfall of rain caused flash flooding on some roads in the region.

WATCH: Flash flooding in Small Heath and Walsall in Birmingham (credit Snapper SK and Daniel Duffield)

People also took to twitter to document the heavy rainfall on their streets.

West Midlands Ambulance Service has put out a warning to peopleto be vigilant and "drive safely" as more torrential rain ispredicted.

Lightning also lit up the skies on Tuesday night followed by loud rumbles of thunder.

These are some of the dramatic scenes that took over the region's skies.

Staffordshire. Credit: BPM.
Shifnal in Shropshire. Credit: Ashley Wilding

Watch: Lightning and thunderstorms across Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Shropshire and Stoke (warning: footage contains flash photography).

Not all people were able to capture powerful images, like the ones above, from the comfort of their homes.

One home in New Leason Road in New Hall Birmingham was set on fire by a lightning strike.

Fire services from Sutton Coldfield and Erdington were at the scene.

A second storm is forecast for later today, Wednesday, June 17, fromnoon until 9pm, with a yellow weather alert in place for most of thecountry.

The Met Office has released tips on what to do to stay safe in thunder and lightning.

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