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Flash hailstorm in South London

London street deluged by the storm

Rush-hour commuters had to make their way home through hail storms as thunder and lightning swept across southern counties of England on Monday night. Photo: Briony, London.

South Bank, London

A spectacular picture of threatening black clouds surging towards the London Eye. Photo: Stuart, London.

Icy London street scene

What a difference a year makes. On 3 July 2006 the UK was basking in record high temperatures. Photo by: Jonathan Fox.

Summer flowers

Dr Eleanor Coulber: "My balcony in Battersea yesterday evening after the hailstorm."

Hail stones

Nicki Groves took this picture of hail on her balcony in Camberwell, south London.

Champagne on ice

Paul Tomlin: "We decided to use the hail to our advantage at a friend's party in Clapham last night."

London street scene

Hannah, from south London, had to take shelter until the storm had settled down before leaving for home last night.


Jenny Chittenden's visit to a park in south London was cut short by the freak hail storm.

Putney, London

Neal Mundy: "The rain water had run down the High Street and completely flooded the road and pavement next to the Odeon cinema in Putney."

Rainbows over London

The calm after the storm. Ian Grimley took this picture of a superb double rainbow from his upstairs window.

Street covered in ice

A summer scene in Battersea on Monday. Photo: Barbara Guyomarch. Send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. See terms and conditions on the top right hand side.

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