WATCH: Spectacular lightning storms roll into Suffolk and Essex
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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.
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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