THE skies above Worcestershire were the backdrop for a dramatic storm featuring heavy rain, thunder and lightning overnight.

This picture, taken by Paul Stokes in Droitwich, shows a fork of lightning in the night sky.

And weather forecasters have warned the storms are likely to continue this weekend after heatwave conditions today, with teperatures expected to rise to around 27C.

Tomorrow, temperatures are expected to reach around 22C, but more than 20mm of rain is expected to fall across the day, compared to between 5mm and 10mm last night.

Here are some pictures taken by you:

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcester city centre. My room lit up by the lightning. Scary. By Ashley Heeks Worcester city centre, my room lit up by the lightning. Scary. By Ashley Heeks via Facebook

Droitwich Advertiser: Lightning by Bethany Hughes By Bethany Hughes via Facebook Droitwich Advertiser: Lightning by Michael Beckley By Michael Beckley via Facebook Droitwich Advertiser: Lightning by Stephen Lines By Stephen Lines via Facebook

 
 
 
 
 

 

Droitwich Advertiser: Lightning by Wayne Steptoe Murray

By Wayne Murray Steptoe via Facebook

 

 
 
 

Droitwich Advertiser: Lightning by Luke Boulter By Luke Boulter via Facebook

 
 
 

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