Lightning lights up Fylde skies

A lightning storm made for spectacular skies across the Fylde coast and other parts of Lancashire on Saturday night.

Sunday, 14th June 2020, 11:27 am

Tom Morton posted this picture on social media of ball lightning over Ballam Road, Lytham at 11.20am, while Mark Woodward of Lancashire Fire Service called it a 'spectacular light show' looking west as he posted the video shown here.

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The lightning headed towards Lancashire from the direction of North Wales but unusually was not accompanied by thunder or rain.

A few hours earlier, some lightning had been accompanied by a short spell of thunder and rain, as had been forecast.

Tom Morton's picture of lightning over Lytham