News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 3, 2014: At 8:42 pm on July 3, 2014, as pedestrian and automobile traffic go about their business on Ave I and Flatbush Ave, in Brooklyn, New York, the clouds over Brooklyn, got very dark before eventually bursting and bringing a shower of pounding rain followed by lightening and thunder.
The storm was part of the first major storm of the season, Hurricane Arthur, which is also affecting North Carolina to New England. The July 4th U.S. independence celebration in NYC and across the east coast is expected to be affected. (Photo: Hayden Roger Celestin)