Amazing photos show lightning display above Sheffield during Storm Dennis

These amazing photos show the skies above Sheffield illuminated by sheet lightning, as Storm Dennis delivered its final sting in the tail.

Monday, 17th February 2020, 11:58 am
Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 11:58 am

The brief thunderstorm on Sunday evening, at around 6pm, marked the final stages of Storm Dennis’ assault on the city over the weekend.

Paul Travis captured these fantastic shots of the light display over Stocksbridge, which have been widely praised online, with several people commenting on how much they thought the shape of the lightning resembled a ‘giant sperm’.

Lightning over Stocksbridge, Sheffield (pic: Paul Travis)

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Lightning over Stocksbridge, Sheffield (pic: Paul Travis)
Lightning over Stocksbridge, Sheffield (pic: Paul Travis)