A reader has captured dramatic images of lightning forking through the sky in Wigan.
In the early hours of this morning (Wednesday), following the hottest day of the year; Wigan was hit by a large thunderstorm bringing with it lightning, rain and wind.
These photos were captured by local resident, Adam Wannakukorale, in Winstanley at around 2am today.
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