Thunder and lightning storm hits Bolton

Thunder and lightning storm hits Bolton

Lightning over Harwood. Picture by @Ralphstr via Twitter.

Lightning taken by emajanex from her bedroom window in Westhoughton.

Lightning taken by emajanex from her bedroom window in Westhoughton.

Lightning over Bolton shot by 94ap. Watch the video below.

This is one of a series of images captured by Adum Whitelaw. See the rest of them at the bottom of the story.

Lightning picture by Paul Barber

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BOLTON was hit by a dramatic thunder and lightning storm.

People in Bolton were woken up last night by huge flashes of lightning and rolling thunder.

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11:03am Sat 19 Jul 14

Hectoriva says...

Shocking story 😱
Shocking story 😱 Hectoriva
  • Score: 6

11:18am Sat 19 Jul 14

jus' visitin says...

Hectoriva wrote:
Shocking story 😱
They were lightning quick with this story though.
[quote][p][bold]Hectoriva[/bold] wrote: Shocking story 😱[/p][/quote]They were lightning quick with this story though. jus' visitin
  • Score: 13

11:33am Sat 19 Jul 14

devs says...

I was workmen up by some vermin trying to steal my sons motobike
I was workmen up by some vermin trying to steal my sons motobike devs
  • Score: -5

11:56am Sat 19 Jul 14

mrs philainsy says...

I once went to an Open Air Queen Concert in an Electrical Storm.

Thunderbolts and Lightening.......ver
y very Frightening.
I once went to an Open Air Queen Concert in an Electrical Storm. Thunderbolts and Lightening.......ver y very Frightening. mrs philainsy
  • Score: 8

1:44pm Sat 19 Jul 14

oftbewildered2 says...

ecky thump - slept through it AGAIN
ecky thump - slept through it AGAIN oftbewildered2
  • Score: 10

1:57pm Sat 19 Jul 14

MalcM59 says...

mrs philainsy wrote:
I once went to an Open Air Queen Concert in an Electrical Storm.

Thunderbolts and Lightening.......ver

y very Frightening.
Mama Mia !
[quote][p][bold]mrs philainsy[/bold] wrote: I once went to an Open Air Queen Concert in an Electrical Storm. Thunderbolts and Lightening.......ver y very Frightening.[/p][/quote]Mama Mia ! MalcM59
  • Score: 4

2:42pm Sat 19 Jul 14

Beyond News Forum says...

Yup I sat up and watched another lightning storm.

Do we not get thunder storms in the UK?
Yup I sat up and watched another lightning storm. Do we not get thunder storms in the UK? Beyond News Forum
  • Score: -3

3:33pm Sat 19 Jul 14

chris25 says...

I would have slept through it but my cat was freaking out,by that i dont mean outside i mean doing strange things .
I would have slept through it but my cat was freaking out,by that i dont mean outside i mean doing strange things . chris25
  • Score: 1

5:23pm Sat 19 Jul 14

mickbolton90 says...

Has anyone else noticed whenever there is bad weather those cockneys always make it sound like there's is worse. Good or bad weather make that
Has anyone else noticed whenever there is bad weather those cockneys always make it sound like there's is worse. Good or bad weather make that mickbolton90
  • Score: 6

12:16am Sun 20 Jul 14

keithyno.1 says...

"Thunder and lightning storm hits Bolton." Wow, what a news story! Who'd have thought THAT could ever happen in the middle of July??!!
"Thunder and lightning storm hits Bolton." Wow, what a news story! Who'd have thought THAT could ever happen in the middle of July??!! keithyno.1
  • Score: -3

8:37am Sun 20 Jul 14

A Hybrid Lord says...

@keithyno.1: Cheer up for f*%ks sake!
@keithyno.1: Cheer up for f*%ks sake! A Hybrid Lord
  • Score: 7

12:49pm Mon 21 Jul 14

c.hill755@btinternet.com says...

i never heard it i slept through
i never heard it i slept through c.hill755@btinternet.com
  • Score: 0

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