Like a scene straight out of a sci-fi film, the New York’s Skyline lit up in an eerie shade of blue after the incident at a power facility in Queens on yesterday late night, alarmed residents and sparking reactions on social media.

This incident further forced the city’s LaGuardia Airport to shut down temporarily.

New York Police Department said that it appeared as a transformer, which had exploded at a campus operated by Consolidated Edison, a major energy company in the United States. It further said that the fire had been brought under control.

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

Con Edison further confirmed that a fire had broken out at their facility.

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson tweets that the LaGuardia Airport was “temporarily closed due to a power outage resulting from the Con Edison explosion.”

Social media users of New York city had flooded Facebook and Twitter with images and video clips of the unnatural incident.

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

Sudden lit up at New York’s Skyline, with a blue glow | tnbclive.com

However, it was not immediately made clear if anyone was hurt in the transformer explosion or how many numbers of people were left without the power, reports source.

Related Articles
Next Story
Going Viral
US To Hit Sanctions On Allies In Drive To Push Iranian Oil Sales To Zero

US To Hit Sanctions On Allies In Drive To Push Iranian Oil Sales To Zero

by Haimantee Ghosh April 23, 2019
The Trump administration claimed that it will begin enforcing sanctions on several countries, along with key US allies, except they stop buying oil from Iran after waivers end in the next month. US State Secretary Mike Pompeo claimed, “if you don't abide by this, there will be sanctions ”, proclaiming an end to the short-lived waivers approved last year to the eight countries and authorities that count extremely on Iranian...