Lightning pictures: Spectacular storms light up England skies

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Image caption Lightning strikes over the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool

Spectacular thunderstorms have continued to hit parts of the UK, lighting up the skies overnight.

Torrential downpours also brought road closures and widespread flooding across parts of the West Midlands, in particular.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for more thunderstorms covering most of the UK which stretches into next week.

Below is a selection of some of the most spectacular photos shared with BBC News of the lightning across England on Wednesday night.

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Image caption Lightning pictured at Ellesmere, Shropshire
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Image caption The storm lit up the skies above Bromborough, on The Wirral
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Image caption Lightning pierces the sky in Stoke-on-Trent
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Image caption Several roads remain closed in and around Telford after flash flooding
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Image caption The storm passed over the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool
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Image caption Lightning strike captured in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
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Image caption The storm lit up the sky above Ashbourne in Derbyshire
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Image caption Lightning was captured over the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol

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