Mother Nature put on a spectacular light show in the Big Apple Friday night as massive thunderstorms descended upon the city.
Social media was abuzz with videos and photographs taken of the weather event, including some showing lightning striking the spire of the new One World Trade Center.
Two bolts of lightning strike One World Trade Center. (INSIDER IMAGES/Gary Hershorn) pic.twitter.com/lRcNoj5dK5
— Insider Images (@insiderimages) May 24, 2014
This is awesome. The lightning is repeatedly striking the One World Trade Center. Such an awesome view. pic.twitter.com/XavVxwtxbg
— Tim Toda (@theapplefreak) May 24, 2014
— t3nman (@t3nman) May 24, 2014
According to the AP, bad weather delayed flights at New York City area airports Friday.