LOOK: Lightning strikes in Doncaster

A picture of lightning striking in St John's Road, Balby taken by Free Press reader Clive Johns.
A picture of lightning striking in St John's Road, Balby taken by Free Press reader Clive Johns.

This was the scene in Balby this afternoon as lightning struck after the hottest day in Doncaster for almost a decade erupted into a huge thunderstorm, bringing torrential rain with it.

The storm hit at around 2.10pm, after temperatures soared to over 31°C this lunchtime.

Free Press reader, Clive Johns, captured the moment lightning struck over St John’s Road, Balby.

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