WATCH: Spectacular lightning storms roll into Suffolk and Essex
PUBLISHED: 21:47 25 July 2019 | UPDATED: 13:01 26 July 2019
After some of the hottest temperatures on record huge thunderstorms have broken out across Suffolk and Essex.
The Met Office has had a yellow warning for thunderstorms in place since 3pm on Thursday afternoon.
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The storms come after the region experienced some of it's hottest temperatures ever.
In Essex the mercury has hit 37.7C in Writtle near Chelmsford, breaking an almost 80-year-old record for the county.
In Suffolk Santon Downham was deemed the warmest part of the county at 36.3C.
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