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Spectacular lightning display lights up skies across south Wales

A fork of lightning above Port Talbot Credit: Luke Jones

Following high temperatures across the UK on Wednesday, people in south and west Wales were treated to a spectacular lightning display overnight.

The lightning could be seen early on Thursday morning in the skies above Swansea and Carmarthen.

The dramatic lightning storm had people rushing to their cameras to take photographs.

Here are just some of the photos capturing the moment:

Lightning lit up the night sky about Swansea Credit: @photosofwales
Lightning spotted from a bedroom window in Carmarthen Credit: Angharad Chapman
This dramatic moment was captured early on Thursday morning Credit: Nathan Watkins
The skies above Fforestfach Credit: James Lewis
This fork of lightning was captured in Port Talbot Credit: Luke Jones