VIDEO: Lightning and snow comes to Derbyshire

Residents across Derbyshire were kept awake last night by the thrashing sound of heavy rain and gales.

Thursday, 11th December 2014, 12:55 pm
11/12/14 A cyclist braves the cold to make his way along the A53 between Buxton and Leek after overnight snow fall settles on hills in the Derbyshire Peak District. ***ANY UK EDITORIAL PRINT USE WILL ATTRACT A MINIMUM FEE OF £130. THIS IS STRICTLY A MINIMUM. USUAL SPACE-RATES WILL APPLY TO IMAGES THAT WOULD NORMALLY ATTRACT A HIGHER FEE . PRICE FOR WEB USE WILL BE NEGOTIATED SEPARATELY*** All Rights Reserved - F Stop Press. www.fstoppress.com. Tel: +44 (0)1335 300098

Some residents were awoken by the crackling of thunder of lightning in the early hours.

Nick Rhodes, of Hasland, took this impressive picture of lightning set against a dark sky, which he took at 5.30am today (Thursday, December 11).

Meanwhile, many residents awoke this morning to snow.

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11/12/14 A cyclist braves the cold to make his way along the A53 between Buxton and Leek after overnight snow fall settles on hills in the Derbyshire Peak District. ***ANY UK EDITORIAL PRINT USE WILL ATTRACT A MINIMUM FEE OF £130. THIS IS STRICTLY A MINIMUM. USUAL SPACE-RATES WILL APPLY TO IMAGES THAT WOULD NORMALLY ATTRACT A HIGHER FEE . PRICE FOR WEB USE WILL BE NEGOTIATED SEPARATELY*** All Rights Reserved - F Stop Press. www.fstoppress.com. Tel: +44 (0)1335 300098

Dales resident Rod Kirkpatrick sent us some picturesque images of the Peak District in the snow.

To view all the images, click on the video link above.