Readers' pictures and video: Lightning storm hits Oxfordshire

8:08am Friday 18th July 2014

FORKED lightning and rumbling thunder rolled across the Oxfordshire sky this morning as the muggy weather created a spectacular storm.

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The bangs and flashes woke many as the storm moved across the county between 2am and 4am.

The dramatic weather hit as the county swelters through an incredible heat wave. Temperatures today are expected to hit highs of 28C, with weather stations already reporting 19C just before 8am.

Oxfordshire can expect to bathe in sunshine for the rest of today, but rain is forecast at around 10pm.

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