WATCH: Thunderstorms and heavy rain batter Merseyside

Merseyside was hit by storms that contained heavy rain and lightning tonight.

A weather front from the west headed into Merseyside during Wednesday night and many of you sent in your weather pictures and videos capturing the storm.

READ MORE: How long will the rain last & will we see anymore this week on Merseyside ?

Merseyside was battered by heavy rain throughout most of this morning.

The Met Office expect that the weather is expected to remain unsettled throughout most of the week, with the risk of heavy showers at times.

The forecast reads: “The weather will remain unsettled throughout the period.

“There will be sunshine and showers, or longer spells of rain, and it will generally be cool, and often breezy”.

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