Despite the harrowing photos and video, a spokesperson for the skyscraper told Sky News that there was no damage to the building+ READ ARTICLE
Londoners are buzzing about video and Twitter photos that appear to show a bolt of lightning flashing over The Shard, which bills itself as the tallest building in Western Europe at 1,016-feet.
The Telegraph highlights this dramatic view, posted to Twitter by a lifeboat crew based on the city’s River Thames:
And here’s another angle, flagged by the The Evening Standard:
Sky News reports: “A spokesman for The Shard said he was not aware of a strike as there was no damage.”