Bury St Edmunds Met Office forecast: Weather warning for rain over the weekend
Readers have sent in their dramatic pictures of last night's thunderstorm.
The extreme weather is set to continue over the weekend with a yellow weather warning for rain tomorrow (July 27) and Sunday (July 28) for the East of England.
The Met Office said: "An area of rain is expected to move slowly and erratically northwestwards across parts of the UK on Saturday and Sunday, and while some places within the warning area may see very little others could see several hours of heavy rain.
"Accumulations of 40 to 60mm are possible, with perhaps as much as 80 to 100mm in places, especially over high ground."
The maximum temperatures in Bury St Edmunds forecast tomorrow and Sunday are 21°C and 23°C respectively.
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