24 July 2019 08:05
Trees have been brought down across Devon and Cornwall with a number of roads blocked on Wednesday morning. It comes after a night of violent storms with thunder and lightning rolling across the region around midnight. Sudden heavy rain brought down trees which are blocking routes. There are reports of trees down in Exeter, Mid Devon, North Devon, the A386 We will bring you live updates as we get them. The video will start in 8 Cancel Get the biggest Weekend Report stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Dozens of you have been sending your amazing pictures of the lightning which has hit across Devon and Cornwall this evening.
From sheet lightning to bolt lightning and even a "unicorn" your pictures have captured the beauty of the storm. We've compiled a gallery of some of the best photos and you can scroll through below. If you have any photos of the storm, send it to our Facebook or Twitter page, or email [email protected] As a result of the storm, some places in Devon have suffered power outages. There is currently a yellow weather warning in place which covers the whole of Devon and parts of Cornwall. The thunderstorm warning covers most of the country, and is in effect from 6pm tonight until 9am on Wednesday. You can view our live storm coverage here.