Strong thunderstorms moved through the NYC Metro during the mid/late afternoon with cloud to ground lightning, and torrential rains which prompted flash flood warnings.
Shot 1: Ominous clouds and a possible wall cloud hover over a park in Queens, NY as strong thunderstorms approach.
Shots 2-7: Cloud to ground lightning over Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village, Queens.
Shot 8: Timelapse sequence of strong thunderstorms approaching Juniper Valley Park.
Shot 9: A boy is caught in torrential rains on his way home from school.
Shot 10: A boy caught in heavy rain runs through the park.
Shot 11: A man peddles his bicycle as fast as possible as heavy rains begin to fall.
Shot 12: Heavy rain falling
Shot 13: People caught off guard by the sudden onset of heavy rain.
Shots 14-15: Rush hour commuters are soaked as they wait for a bus in Queens, NY.
Shot 16: Rain water runs out of cracks in a drain pipe attached to a building.
Shot 17: People caught out in heavy rain in Queens, NY.
SID: Scott McPartland