VIDEO: Tornado touches down in Sheffield as thunderstorms rage across city

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This amazing video of a 'tornado' touching down in Sheffield has been sent in by a reader tonight after The Star called for your storm images.

The fantastic footage was sent in by Martin McGrail from Reserved Cafe Bistro.

Storms have battered Sheffield. Photo: Beth Whithorn

Storms have battered Sheffield. Photo: Beth Whithorn

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It is one of several photos and videos sent in by readers tonight.

A huge bolt of lightning was spotted above Hillsborough, where Sheffield Wednesday are playing tonight.

But don't worry - the storm should only be a few hours long.

The Met Office forecast says: "Any heavy showers and locally torrential, thundery downpours will gradually ease and clear north overnight.

"This will leave a mainly dry but warm and muggy night. Some mist, fog and low cloud will form in places, especially near the coast. Minimum Temperature 15 °C."

Have you seen the extreme weather? Send in your photos via @sheffieldstar on Twitter or at The Star's Facebook page.