26 dramatic thunderstorm photos from over the years in Portsmouth

A weather warning for thunderstorm is set to be in place for much of the week.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 10:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 10:19 am
Lightning above Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham
Lightning above Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham

It comes into force at 6pm on Wednesday and will remain in place until 6am on Friday.

The Met Office says ‘some intense thunderstorms may occur during this period with torrential rain, hail, frequent lightning and strong gusty winds possible’.

Ahead of the potential thunderstorms, we decided to dive into our archives to find photos of past storms. You can see them in our gallery below.

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Lightning above Hill Head.
Lightning above Hill Head.
Lightbing above Hill Head
Lightning above Hill Head
Lightning above Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham
Spiraling lightning in the skies above Portsmouth.
Lightning strike in Portsmouth
Lightning captured in the skies over Portsmouth.
Lightning captured by Damion Wearn.
Pictures taken from Portsdown Hill as a storm rolled in over the Solent
Pictures taken from Portsdown Hill as a storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as a storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as a storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as a storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as a storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as a storm rolled in over the Solent
Picture from a thunderstorm over Portsmouth
Lightning in the skies above the city.
Lightning above The Victualler in Gosport.
Lightning over Portsmouth a thunderstorm.
Lightning strike over Portsmouth.
Lightning in the skies above Portsmouth
Lightning strike in Portsmouth captured during a storm
Lightning strike captured in the sky above Portsmouth during a storm.
Lightning during a thunderstorm in Portsmouth.
Thunderstorm lights up the sky above Portsmouth