The Northern Lights last night took Britain by surprise as it put on an amazing show across the United Kingdom and around the world.

Tonight they are expected to make a extra special appearance for the second night in a row.

The Northern Lights is simply an Aurora which is a surge of charged particles from the sun, in other words a solar wind, when it comes towards the earth the magnetic fields causing the amazing lights.

If you see the Northern Lights tonight drop us a tweet @bnpolice with your photos of the Northern Lights and we will share it with everyone.