iWitness Ireland - Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Images submitted from around Ireland on 21 August 2012. This gallery includes images from Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Cork, Antrim, Kildare, Offaly, Leitrim, Louth, Westmeath, Limerick, Wicklow and Kilkenny.

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MODIS satellite image of Ireland at 1pm. Three lines of thunderstorms can be seen (Sligo to East Galway, in the Midlands and another in Mid Ulster).
Lightning strikes (marked in red) between 12-3pm
Impressive structured cell just ahead of the main squall line earlier over Finglas, N Dublin. Image Ian Carruthers
The resultant downpour led to difficult driving conditions in Finglas at 2pm. Image Deirdre Leech
Spot flooding at Tinahely Co. Wicklow, this morning. Image Jackie Mischler Woods
The heavens open up at lunchtime. Image Keith O Connor

Dark clouds loom over Howth, Co Dublin, at 2.15pm. Image Roz O'B
We're gonna need a bigger boat...Drogheda. Image Carol McCabe
A view of the same storm cell approaching Drogheda, Co Louth, from the southwest. Image John O'Carroll

Dun Laoghaire Marina at 2pm on Tuesday. Image Paal Janson
Is it safe to come out now? Madeleine McKeown sent us this image from West Cork
Heavy shower over Dunmanus Bay as seen from Kilcrohane, Bantry, Co #Cork. Image Madeleine McKeown

Ominous clouds over Edenderry, Co Offaly. Image Dave Hughes
Clogherhead, Co Louth. Image Mary McCourt
Meanwhile, at 2.45pm at Costa Del Keshkerrigan in County Leitrim...Image Blanaid Hoffman
Thunderstorm in Dublin at 2pm on Tuesday. Image Sandra Creevey
Dublin prepares for an approaching thundery downpour on Tuesday afternoon. Image Coran Kelly.
Approaching thunderstorm near Athlone, Co Westmeath this morning. Image Denise McNamara
Intense rain core and lowering over north Dublin on Monday evening. Image Ian Carruthers
Kildimo, Co Limerick, this morning. Image Ian D Mills
Rathlin Island, County Antrim. Image Michael Cecil
Sunrise in Kilkenny today. Image Lil Dunne
Rain, sun, thunder and a rainbow this morning  in Ballycumber, Co Offaly. Image Liz Egan

Sunset at Malin Head following Storm Xenja. Image Rónán McLaughlin.
Sunset, The O2, Dublin. Image @silenus1 (via TMT Twitter)
Swords, Co Dublin, looking NW. Image David Smyth

The sun sets over the Wicklow mountains on Sunday. Image Mary Redmond
Skies over Tuam on Monday evening showing a mix of high, mid and low level cloud formations. Image Patrick Gordon
Thunderstorm on Tuesday as seen looking from Monasterevin towards Tullamore. Image Miriam Kelly
Amazing sky over southwest Cork on Monday evening. Image Neil O'Toole

Athenry, Co Galway. Image Fran Bea
Ballinasloe, Co Galway, on Monday evening. Image Bjorn Manning
Beautiful sky over Greystones, Wicklow, on Monday evening. Image Jody Connaughton

Greystones after a drenching on Tuesday afternoon. Image Seamus Crowley
Garretstown, Co Cork. Image Vincent O'Connor

Skies over Cork on Monday. Image Anne O'Mahony
An Irish Summer. Driving rain in Cork. Image Mary Cadogan

Rainbow at Athea, Co Limerick, on Tuesday morning. Image Grainne Mannix
Rain in Dublin 7 on Monday evening. Image Breda O'Hara

Ireland and Britain from space, as seen from the ISS. Image NASA