The NYC Metro caught a brief break from the extreme heat today when severe thunderstorms rolled through the Queens, NY area during the mid afternoon, catching pedestrians and motorists off guard.
00:00 – Pano shot of severe thunderstorms approaching Woodhaven Blvd in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens.
00:12 – Realtime/Slow-mo cloud to ground lightning
00:24 – Construction workers caught off guard by torrential rains take shelter together under a tarp.
00:47 – Pedestrians caught off guard by the storms on Woodhaven Blvd in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens.
01:39 – Traffic navigating torrential downpours on Woodhaven Blvd in Rego Park, Queens.
01:53 – Pedestrians take shelter from torrential rains under an overhang.
02:07 – Various shots of torrential rain falling.
SID: Scott McPartland
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