Lightning Strikes One World Trade Center as Tropical Storm Henri Approaches New York

A lightning bolt struck near the One World Trade Center as tropical storm Henri approached New York City on August 21.

@lianvira said she was on top of the Rockefeller Center when she captured the moment that lightning hit the One World Trade Center.

Henri was downgraded from a category one hurricane to a tropical storm when it made a landfall on Rhode Island on Sunday.

@lianvira wrote on an Instagram comment that the object seen flying in the video was a balloon that had flown into the air from the ground. Credit: @lianvira via Storyful

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