Readers have been out and about taking some striking pictures of their surroudings.
James Jesney took an evening snap from the Promenade, Maldon, with reflections on the River Blackwater.
Storm clouds were captured on camera by Paul Allen as they rolled over the Heybridge area.
Mr Allen said: "It almost looks black and white but that is exactly what it looked like at that time."
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