NYC Homecoming concert evacuated due to lightning

Less than three hours after it started, the NYC Homecoming Concert in Central Park stopped, as lightning in the area led to evacuation orders from organizers of the event.

Shortly before 8 p.m., the NYPD issued a concert advisory, urging attendees to move to the nearest exits and seek shelter as the storm blows through.

According to Central Park NYC, the event is currently “on pause” due to inclement weather, though organizers of the event say the goal is to resume the show later tonight.

It appears some concertgoers have reentered the space, however, those we spoke to said, given the time and effort it took to get through COVID

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