And for many, the storm was the perfect opportunity to test out their photography skills. Did you capture any photos of the storm last night? Send us your best photos on Twitter and Facebook for a chance to be featured in future galleries.
In pictures: Your best photos as incredible thunderstorm sees lightning strike across Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford
There was excitement in the Wakefield district last night, as a huge thunderstorm arrived, bringing with it loud cracks of thunder and stunning flashes of lightning.
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