Search

Ilford pictures: Lightning strikes over Redbridge and Havering

17:45 21 July 2014

Lightning over Upminster, taken from Tudor Gardens on Friday evening by Paul Craig.

Lightning over Upminster, taken from Tudor Gardens on Friday evening by Paul Craig.

Emailed to Recorder by Paul Craig

As lightning illuminated the skies over Redbridge and Havering Recorder readers reached for their cameras to capture the extreme weather.

The Met office has said that 62,277 lightning strikes were recorded over the UK this weekend.

Storms reached Redbridge and Havering on Friday evening, bringing rain, thunder and flashes of lightning.

Forecasts predict a respite from the wet weather this week with temperatures in the two boroughs set to reach 26C.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Ilford News Stories

18:20
Goodmayes station

There are severe delays on services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield after an incident at Goodmayes station.

Travellers at the Recorder's old office in High Road, Ilford, on Saturday.

Travellers have set up camp outside the Recorder’s old office in Ilford.

Clean up teams on an action day in Ilford town centre on September 3.

Redbridge Council’s Enforcement Team has removed eight fly-tips as part of a crack down on littering issues in Ilford.

Polly Ho-Yen visits the Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford

After watching a giant slug invade their school, students were relieved to discover it wasn’t the work of a villain.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

VW Golf Estate

As we grow older it becomes more and more important to have means to travel about safely and quickly. Our friendship groups and families grow and the need to have a car that is not only safe but also fast and big enough for all our needs is ever more important. There are many cars on the market for such needs but none deals with them as efficiently or as neatly as a VW Golf Estate. These cars are build strong, long lasting and spacious for a reason. They cater to the needs of many and are some of the most popular cars currently on the market.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now