Lightning Strikes One World Trade Center as Hurricane Henri Approaches

Lightning struck the One World Trade Center as Hurricane Henri made its way towards New York on August 21.

This footage, taken by Joshua Edmonson, shows lightning striking the iconic Manhattan skyscraper.

Henri is set to bring a dangerous storm surge, hurricane conditions, and flooding rainfall to parts of the northeast United States as it makes landfall on August 22, the National Hurricane Center said.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency on August 21. Credit: Joshua Edmonson via Storyful

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