PHOTOS: The incredible lightning show at the World Trade Center

Photographers both professional and amateur around New York City captured lightning striking the skyline as a severe summer storm set upon the city Wednesday evening.

One World Trade Center. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Manhattan skyline. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

The Empire State Building. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images+

The East River, the United Nations and Tudor City are seen in the foreground. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)


Joseph Rojas and Abigail Zolotarsky embrace as lightning strikes One World Trade Center in Manhattan. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)
Nick Kirkpatrick is a digital photo editor at The Washington Post. Follow him on Instagram or on Twitter.
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