VIDEO: Hottest day of the year in Isles

Wednesday (yesterday) was the hottest day of the year so far in the islands and also the hottest since July last year!

Stornoway Gazette weather correspondent Dr Eddie Graham recorded 21.1C in Stornoway on Wednesday before the island was hit by a thunderstorm which saw the most lightning flashes in the UK yesterday over the islands.

Watch our video of the lightning over Stornoway and check out Dr Graham’s video at http://www.newsflare.com/video/48906/weather-nature/lightning-strikes-near-beinn-ghrideag-stornoway-172014