Man captures exact moment lightning strikes Statue of Liberty; footage goes viral

WION Web Team
New York, United States Updated: Jul 23, 2020, 07:53 PM(IST)

Lightning strikes illuminate the Statue of Liberty Photograph:( Twitter )

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The dramatic 21-second footage taken recorded on Ellis Island was shared by several Twitter users and went viral within a few hours.

 

A man in New York called Mikey Cee has captured the exact moment when lightning struck the Statue of Liberty amid a storm in the city.

The dramatic 21-second footage taken recorded on Ellis Island was shared by several Twitter users and went viral within a few hours.

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The clip reminded many of 1984 iconic movie Ghostbusters and some said in jest that the lightning could ''hit the White House.''

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Many of them also reminisced about other "ominous" things 2020 had in store for them this year.

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Amid severe warnings of storm in the Tri-State area, the powerful thunderstorm with strong winds passed across the Big Apple Wednesday afternoon.

 

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