Lightning flashed across the Dorset skies last night as a storm rolled in.

Rain showers were followed by lightning rending the skies last night after the earlier humid weather.

This amazing picture was taken by photographer Justin Glynn from the Heights in Portland

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See pictures of the dramatic scenes across Dorset in our reader photo gallery 

Here is a video from Youtube taken by Driving in Dorset showing the dramatic lightning.

 A Met Office animation of last night's lightning strikes across the UK

Did you capture the storm on film or photo? Tweet us @Dorsetecho or email to add your picture or video.