Upward Lightning Forks Over Manhattan Skyline

Multiple lightning strikes were seen shooting across the Manhattan skyline, amid a severe thunderstorm advisory issued across several regions in the north east by the National Weather Service (NWS).

Video recorded by Susan Bardissi shows a series of lightning strikes spidering across the city skyline.

The NWS said gusts of up to 40 mph were expected and urged residents to seek shelter. Credit: Susan Bardissi via Storyful

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