A Hard Rain Kept Falling

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/01/2021 - 08:26

City Images is reporting this morning that New York will be getting lots of rain. Ida caused at least 48 dead and area-wide damage.

it had only been a few days after Hurricane Ida tore through The bayou, and its remnants we responsible for several deaths in storm-related incidents in the northeast. Many cars were abandoned as floodwaters turned streets into wading pools. New York City issued its first-ever flash flood emergency and suspended subway lines due to rising waters. Flash flood emergencies stretched for 190 miles from west of Philadelphia through New York City. Ida smashed into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, leaving more than 1 million customers without power and killing folks.

The National Weather Service recorded 3.15 inches of rain in Central Park in one hour Wednesday night, far surpassing the previous recorded high of 1.94 inches that fell in one hour during Henri on Aug. 21. https://bit.ly/3Bzue2V

At least dozens were killed as Ida battered New York, and New Jersey with historic floods and multiple deadly emergencies. The rains kept falling for hours causing deaths and destruction. According to forecasters at the national weather service, the remnants of Ida moved into the northeast U.S., potentially life-threatening flash flooding on Wednesday into early Thursday across portions of the Mid-Atlantic to Southern New England.

SWAMPED! Historic rain floods entire area, cripples roads & rails http://bit.ly/3t6UoY1, http://bit.ly/3jDmVRV

At Least 48 Dead In New York And Along East Coast After Heavy Rains, Flash Floods And Tornadoes https://trib.al/R1GqVff

At last count 48 including a 2-year-old boy and an 86-year-old woman, were killed as record rains from Tropical Storm Ida pounded NYC. In addition, there were tornadoes in the Mid-Atlantic on Wednesday. Also, flash flooding across the southwest U.S. as moisture from the remnants of Nora continues to soak the region.

#UPDATE At least nine people died in New York City on Wednesday night as flash flooding and record-breaking rainfall swept through the tri-state area with the remnants of #StormIda,

Why are NYC streets so dirty? Now, after Ida… Fogetaboutit!!!


Important updates  • There is a travel advisory in effect. Avoid non-emergency travel. • Alternate Side Parking is suspended. • Mass transit is very limited and delayed. • Report flooding to @nyc311 • Check on your neighbors. • Follow @NotifyNYC

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