The highest number of injuries occurred on Mount Giewont where lightning struck a large metal cross.Read more
A car parked in Wrexham is set ablaze after being hit by lightning.
What causes thunder and lightning, and why do they go together?
Thunder and lightning can be frightening, but why do the two go together? And what causes all the meteorological flashes and bangs? Tomasz Schafernaker turns his head to the clouds for the answer.
Up to 24,000 strikes hit the east of England overnight after the UK's hottest July day on record.
At its peak, there were 190 strikes per minute across the region.