Crowds Gather in Times Square Ahead of New Year's Eve Ball Drop

People began gathering in New York City’s Times Square on Saturday afternoon, December 31, to grab a spot for the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop.

This footage from Ben Von Klemperer shows people arriving amid wet weather.

The rainy weather was expected to continue through the night before clearing on Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said. Credit: Ben Von Klemperer via Storyful

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