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26/07/2016 9:14 AM IST

Empire State Building Struck By Lightning In Dramatic Time-Lapse Video

Empire State Building gets struck by lightning.
Henrik Moltke
Empire State Building gets struck by lightning.

Monday’s wild weather had people throughout the Northeast running for cover, but it also led to some great photos and videos.

Henrik Moltke of The Intercept captured this footage of a lightning bolt striking the Empire State Building in New York City.  He also shared an image on Twitter:

”The Empire State Building is a lightning rod for the surrounding area,” the landmark’s website states. “It is struck by lightning an average of 23 times per year.”

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