SPECTACULAR lightning storms illuminated the night sky across north Essex this weekend.
Here are some of your photos of the storms.
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Jonathan Dadds took this picture at 3am on Saturday, in the St Mary's area of Colchester.
Glen Hammer Hook got this shot over Abbey Fields on Friday night.
Will Papworth took this picture in Fingringhoe on Friday night.
Katherine Donnelly-Howson's picture from Fordham Heath on Friday night.
Sam Howgego took this great shot of the lightning over Jumbo on Saturday night.
Andy Lee's picture from Colchester on Friday night.
Louise Hinkin took this photo in Halstead on Friday.
Abbi Edwards's shot from Clacton, taken on Friday night.
Tony Cox took this picture in Chappel.