Severe Thunderstorms ripped through the NYC Metro mid-afternoon catching pedestrians off guard, and bringing with them torrential rains and gusty winds.
Shot 1: Shelf cloud approaching the residential neighborhood of Rego Park, NY (Queens County)
Shot 2: A pedestrian surrenders to heavy rains as he walks without an umbrella down a residential street in Rego Park, NY
Shot 3: Rain water flows out of a drain as torrential rains fall.
Shot 4: A flag blows in gusty winds and wind swept rain falls on a residential street in Rego Park, NY.
Shots 5-6: Torrential rains falling in Rego Park, NY
Shot 7: A pedestrian without an umbrella runs as torrential rains fall.
Shot 8: Torrential rains cause ponding of water on residential streets.
SID: Scott McPartland