26 spectacular pictures of lightning in skies above Portsmouth

THE skies above Portsmouth were lit up by lightning overnight.

Wednesday, 24th July 2019, 3:56 pm
Lightning above Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham

A yellow weather warning was issued by the Met Office yesterday for thunderstorms and they rolled into the city late last night. Our readers were on hand to capture spectacular pictures of the lightning and here are 26 of the best pictures. 

Lightning above Hill Head last night
Lightning above Hill Head last night

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Lightbing above Hill Head last night
Lightning above Hill Head last night
Lightning above Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham
Spiralling lightning in the skies above Portsmouth overnight
Lightning strike last night
Lightning captured in the skies last night
Lightning overnight
Pictures taken from Portsdown Hill as the storm rolled in over the Solent
Pictures taken from Portsdown Hill as the storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as the storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as the storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as the storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as the storm rolled in over the Solent
Taken from Portsdown hill as the storm rolled in over the Solent
Picture from last night's storm
Lightning in the skies above the city
Lightning above The Victualler in Gosport last night
Lightning over Portsmouth during yesterday's thunderstorm.
Lightning strike last night.
Lightning above Portsmouth
Lightning captured during last night's storm
Lightning captured during the storm last night
Lightning during the thunderstorm
Thunderstorm lights up the sky above Portsmouth