Lightning Strikes World Trade Center and Empire State Building During Storm in New York

Lightning struck the World Trade Center and the Empire State Building on November 13 as severe storms blew through New York.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to exercise caution as a storm with hail was expected to hit the area between 2 and 4 pm on Saturday.

The National Weather Service put a severe thunderstorm watch in place for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island until at least 7 pm on Saturday. Credit: @paris24122 via Storyful

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