Manhattan's iconic skyscraper, the Empire State Building, was struck multiple times by lightning on Wednesday evening, May 28, capturing attention with its dramatic visuals. The incident, captured on camera, showcases the towering structure illuminated by lightning bolts, creating a captivating spectacle against the city skyline. The Empire State Building's official X account shared a dramatic picture of the event captured by New York-based Photojournalist Gary Hershorn, captioned "Ouch". Additionally, the Empire State Building posted a compilation video on Instagram, showcasing several lightning strikes hitting the iconic skyscraper during the thunderstorm, with the caption, "This one hurt." Fire in New York: Blaze Erupts at Highrise near World Trade Centre in New York's Manhattan, Videos Show Smoke and Flames.

Empire State Building Struck by Lightning

Dramatic Lightning Strikes Hit Empire State Building

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