GALLERY Lightning, Ireland - 30/31 January 2013

Much of the south, east and Midlands last night experienced severe, fast-moving thunderstorms. The above lightning radar shot from 1.30am shows the location of lightning strikes since midnight. The red dots indicate the most recent strikes.

Lightning in Cork city. Photo via Twitter @janushayes.
Lightning in Dundalk, Co Louth at 1.11am. Image Robert Mythen
Lightning strike near Ballingeary in Cork. Image Peter Cox
Lightning strike, Clonmel, Tipperary. Image Jonathan Ryan
Lightning, Blarney, Cork. Image Cian Woods
Slow Motion Lightning, Cork City, 31/1/13 Cork. Video Karl Woodhouse
11.45pm near Ballincollig, Cork. Video Dave Otway
11.58pm, Rochestown, Cork. Video Ann-Marie Fleming
12.06am, Cork. Video Ted Jordan