VIDEO: Lightning and snow comes to Derbyshire

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

By The Newsroom
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.

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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

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.