What a difference a day makes ...

These satellite images show the unpredictability of the British summer.

Wednesday, 20th July 2016, 4:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th July 2016, 5:37 pm
Images captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station yesterday and today starkly illustrate the changing nature of the British summer.  Credit:  NEODAAS/University of Dundee.
Images captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station yesterday and today starkly illustrate the changing nature of the British summer. Credit: NEODAAS/University of Dundee.

Images captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station yesterday (Tuesday) and today (Wednesday) starkly illustrate the changing nature of the British summer.

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While Tuesday, July 19 was recorded as the nation’s hottest day of the year so far, today (Wednesday) saw thunder and lightning storms and heavy rain come to parts of the British Isles.

The side-by-side images (captured by the NPP satellite at 1255 GMT on 19/07/16 and 1237 GMT on 20/07/16 respectively) demonstrate how things changed in 24 hours.