22:22 GMT07 August 2020
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    Monsoon storms are affecting countries all over the world now, bringing thunderstorms and plenty of opportunities for photographs.

    It was cloudy and breezy in New York when people witnessed the 'shock and awe' of the iconic Statue of Liberty being struck by lightning, which bounced around the monument. 

    The original video was shot and uploaded by a man named Mickey Cee on Twitter in the early hours of Thursday. With 1.2 million likes already, the clip has gone viral on other social networking platforms as well.

    Take a look.

     

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    monsoon, lightning, Statue of Liberty, New York, US
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