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03rd Jul 2014

Video and pics: Lightning storm in New York resulted in stunning images of strikes hitting some major landmarks

Hurricane Arthur down the east coast threw up a severe lightning storm in New York.

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Hurricane Arthur down the east coast threw up a severe lightning storm in New York.

A massive lightning storm struck New York city last night, the result of the edges of Hurricane Arthur passing over the Big Apple.

Combined with a stunning sunset, it was a boon for photographers, who captured some amazing images of lightning striking 1 World Trade Centre.

The Empire State Building was also hit.

This picture is even more impressive…

And here is video of lightning hitting the ground in New York.