Friday night lightning: Photos of second storm over SE London and north Kent

Lightning over Gravesend. Photo by Michael Perry

Lightning over Gravesend. Photo by Michael Perry

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A second hot and humid night coupled with another thunderstorm kept many people awake across south-east London and north Kent.

Bu t the sticky conditions did at least lead to more great pictures, with nature putting on an arguably even more spectacular light show than the previous night.

Here is a selection of the remarkable lightning pictures people have shared with us and sent in.

Also, see our round-up of incredible picturees from Thursday night's storm

And read our 14 tips and advice for staying safe in the thunderstorms and lightning

If you’ve snapped any pictures of the storm over the past couple of nights, we'd love to see them and use them on our site. Click here to send them to us through our web form, use email, tweet us @newsshopper, send through Facebook or text 80360 starting your message with NEWS SHOPPER. Thanks!

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Storm over Hayes, Bromley. Photo by Mark Avenell

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Gravesend. Photo by Reannone Reeves

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Gravesend. Photo by Reannone Reeves

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Gravesend. Photo by Reannone Reeves

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Gravesend. Photo by Reannone Reeves

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Crayford Way. Photo by Aaron Clark, age 11

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Erith. Photo by Tina Bird

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Biggin Hill. Photo by Stuart Noakes

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Biggin Hill. Photo by Stuart Noakes

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Biggin Hill. Photo by Stuart Noakes

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Orpington. Photo by Tina Paterson

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Storm brewing over St Mary Cray. Photo by Claire Rayner

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Erith. Photo by Kimberlea Waterfield

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Storm over Valley Drive, Gravesend. Photo by Michelle Cordner

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Storm over care home on Valley Drive, Gravesend. Photo by Michelle Cordner

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Storm over Valley Drive, Gravesend. Photo by Michelle Cordner

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Storm over Valley Drive, Gravesend. Photo by Michelle Cordner

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Sidcup. Photo by Matt Jones

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Sidcup. Photo by Matt Jones

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Sidcup. Photo by Matt Jones

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Swanley. Photo by Mark Lawrence

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Swanley. Photo by Mark Lawrence

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Swanley. Photo by Mark Lawrence

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Swanley. Photo by Mark Lawrence

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Swanley. Photo by Ellen Whittaker

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Gravesend. Photo by Anthony King

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Gravesend. Photo by Anthony King

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Gravesend. Photo by Anthony King

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Storm brewing over Hayes Cricket Club

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Bexleyheath. Photo by Dean McGill

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Slightly further afield in Loose, Maidstone, but still worth using. Photo by Tony Collins

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Bexleyheath. Photo by @opticr0n 

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Orpington. Photo by Mark Clift

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Orpington. Photo by Mark Clift

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Blackfen. Poto by Kathryn Bruce

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Swanley. Photo by @hayleypatrick

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Erith. Photo by Wendy Clark

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The 'Ye George' Pub on Beckenham High Street. Photo by Dave Flynn

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 Lightning over Hall Place, Bexley. Photo by Lisa Allen

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Crayford. Photo by Emma Barnett

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Bexleyheath. Photo by Rebekah Scott

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Greenhithe over Bluewater. Photo by Robert Lacey

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Barnehurst. Photo by Danielle Bothwell

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Bickley. Photo by James Cruickshank

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Horn Park, Eltham. Photo by Karl Parker

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Horn Park, Eltham. Photo by Karl Parker

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Bexleyheath. Photo by @JoeyARich

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