10 amazing photos of lightning during Southend’s thunderstorms

July 19th, 2014 | by James
10 amazing photos of lightning during Southend’s thunderstorms
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The largest and most spectacular storm to hit Essex in years swept through Southend last night. The storm, which weather experts have confirmed was a ‘Super Cell’, provided stunning scenes of lightning strikes throughout Southend.

Thunderstorms and lightning above Southend. By Matthew.

Thunderstorms and Lightning above Southend

Lightning lights up the sky above Southend. By Buggy Paul.

The lightning storm over Southend seafront. By Luke Mair.

Lightning storm over Southend seafront by Luke Mair.

Forks of lightning over the Thames Estuary. By Paul Gill.

Lightning in the Thames Estuary. Photo by Paul Gill.

A lightning strike near Kent Elms in Southend. By Phil Taylor.

A fork of lightning over Southend. By Jorge Woodman.

Southend Lightning

The night sky above Essex is lit up by a flash of lightning. By Phil Hitchman.

Lightning in Essex. Photo by Phil Hitchman.

 Lightning striking Southend seafront. By Paul Gill.

Lightning strikes Southend seafront. Photo by Paul Gill.

A lightning strike at Hadleigh Castle. By Peter Taylor.

Lightning striking near Shoebury. By Buggy Paul.

Shoebury Lightning Strike