Dark skies and heavy rain as thunderstorms hit the region again

Storms in Gorleston. Picture: Vicki Ellis Storms in Gorleston. Picture: Vicki Ellis

Monday, August 11, 2014
9:17 PM

It was dark skies and rumbles of thunder across Norfolk last night as storms hit the region - again.

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Storms in Great Yarmouth. Picture: SuppliedStorms in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Supplied

Poringland, Hemsby, Wymondham, Talcolneston, Gorleston and Dereham felt the brunt of the thunderstorms, which travelled across the county, with reports of tornadoes in Great Yarmouth.

The turbulent weather came after a weekend of flooding from storm Bertha, which left houses and businesses submerged.

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Although fire crews braced themselves for another deluge of calls after the busy weekend, the night appeared to go without incident.

And the storms made way for a perfect photo opportunity for budding photographers - with rainbows appearing in Hevingham, Norwich and Woodbastwick.

Tweet us your storm pictures to @EDP24

2 comments

  • Piranha 24 moral of the storey don't live near an working airport and what do you expect - Norwich needs a more functioning airport

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    Jimmy Hupperby

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014

  • Most of the noise over Norwich isn't coming from the Thunder but the roar of jet engines. All day Monday and again this morning.

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    Piranha24

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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