Lightning bolt hits One World Trade Center in New York
Striking footage shows lightning bolt hitting the spire of the One World Trade Center in Manhattan
Video shot at 5am in Manhattan today shows the moment the sky lights up
Lightning and thunderstorms followed high temperatures in the city
Built in 2014 the One World Trade Center is the sixth tallest buildings in the world
By Catherine Chapman For Mailonline
Published: 06:25 EST, 23 August 2017 | Updated: 13:12 EST, 23 August 2017
The moment a lightning bolt struck the spire of the One World Trade Center has been captured from multiple angles in New York.
Footage shot in Manhattan at around 4:52am today shows the darkened sky illuminating when lightning comes down on the top of the tower.
Severe thunderstorms hit the New York state area this morning after the city experienced extreme heat throughout yesterday.
It was a spectacular scene when lightning hit the One World Trade Center – the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center, located in lower Manhattan.
But it is not the first time lightning has struck the tower, which was completed in 2014 and is considered to be the sixth tallest building in the world, reaching a height of 546m with 104 floors.
Since it’s completion the tower has attracted plenty of bolts, memorizing those lucky enough to witness it in person.
A bolt of lightning strikes the spire of the One World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, illuminating the New York City sky as a thunderstorm moves through the area
The One World Trade Center is hit by a bolt of lightning. The building is one of the tallest in the world, reaching a height of 546m with 104 floors
Lightning strikes the spire of the One World Trade Center in lower Manhattan
Twitter user JSingh834 captures the moment lightning strikes the One World Trade Center in New York City
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