Friday 19 December 2014

Dramatic photographs of stormy Irish weather as muggy conditions lead to thunderstorms

Published 18/07/2014 | 11:01

Baltimore, Ireland struck by lighting. Taken by Pierce Higgins

Some spectacular photos have emerged of the Irish weather overnight as quick thinking photographers turned their lens to the sky and snapped away.

Photographer Youen Jacob captured a dramatic lightening strikes over Baltimore Co Cork last night.

Youen Jacob capture dramatic lightening strikes over Baltimore Co Cork last night

The Facebook Best Baltimore uploaded some spectacular shots of the lightening and the amazing snaps capture the moment the lightening strikes as well as the electrifying build-up before a strike.

The south of the country was hit with the worst of the weather last night as the rest of the country woke up to torrent downpours this morning.

Forecasters in Met Eireann are warning people to keep a brolly, wellies and rain-gear if going outside today.

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