In Images: Ida’s heavy rain floods roads, subways in New York and Philadelphia – Nationwide | Globalnews.ca

2021-09-02 22:21:06

Flooding killed at the very least 14 folks, swept away vehicles, submerged subway traces and briefly grounded flights in New York and New Jersey because the remnants of Hurricane Ida introduced torrential rains to components of the Northeastern United States.


Waves slam alongside the shore close to excessive tide because the remnants of Hurricane Ida go away coastal Massachusetts, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in Scituate, Mass. (AP Photograph/Charles Krupa).


AP Photograph/Charles Krupa

Basement residences all of the sudden crammed with water, rivers and creeks swelled to document ranges and roadways changed into car-swallowing canals. Eight folks died once they grew to become trapped in flooded basements, New York Metropolis police mentioned.

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5 folks had been discovered lifeless in an condominium advanced in Elizabeth, New Jersey, town’s mayor and a spokesperson instructed native media. Outdoors Philadelphia, officers reported “a number of fatalities,” saying no extra particulars had been instantly accessible.


Harm to the aspect of a constructing from the remnants of Hurricane Ida is proven on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 within the Queens borough of New York. Three folks had been killed when a number of ft of water collapsed the wall to their basement condominium and flooded the condominium. (AP Photograph/Mark Lennihan).


AP Photograph/Mark Lennihan

The ferocious storm additionally spawned tornadoes, together with one which ripped aside properties and toppled silos in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, south of Philadelphia.

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HOBOKEN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 2: A person falls off his bike right into a flooded avenue the morning after the remnants of Hurricane Ida drenched the New York Metropolis and New Jersey space on September 2, 2021 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photograph by Gary Hershorn/Getty Photographs).


Photograph by Gary Hershorn/Getty Photographs

Photographs posted on social media in a single day confirmed water gushing into basement residences.

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Water from document rainfall cascaded into New York Metropolis subway tunnels, trapping at the very least 17 trains and forcing the cancelation of service all through the night time and early morning.


NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 02: Commuters stroll right into a flooded third Avenue / 149th st subway station and disrupted service attributable to extraordinarily heavy rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida on September 2, 2021, in New York Metropolis. A number of fatalities have been reported within the area because the storm handed via New York Metropolis, dumping 3.15 inches of rain within the span of an hour in Central Park and inflicting large flooding in Brooklyn. (Photograph by David Dee Delgado/Getty Photographs).


Photograph by David Dee Delgado/Getty Photographs

Movies on-line confirmed riders standing on seats in vehicles crammed with water. All riders had been evacuated safely, officers mentioned.

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In New York Metropolis, officers banned journey for all however emergency autos till early Thursday and warned towards pointless journey into the morning.


A subway station that had earlier flooded stays closed after a state of emergency was declared in New York Thursday, Sept 2, 2021, because the remnants of Hurricane Ida remained highly effective because it moved alongside the Jap seaboard. (AP Photograph/Craig Ruttle).


AP Photograph/Craig Ruttle

The FDR Drive in Manhattan, and the Bronx River Parkway was underwater through the storm. Rubbish bobbed within the water speeding down streets. Some subway and rail service had resumed Thursday morning.


HOBOKEN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 2: A person cleans up rubbish from a flooded avenue the morning after the remnants of Hurricane Ida drenched the New York Metropolis and New Jersey space on September 2, 2021 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photograph by Gary Hershorn/Getty Photographs).


Photograph by Gary Hershorn/Getty Photographs

The Nationwide Climate Service workplace in New York issued its first-ever set of flash flood emergencies within the area Wednesday night time, alerts solely despatched in probably the most harmful situations.

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Automobiles are beneath water throughout flooding in Philadelphia, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 within the aftermath of downpours and excessive winds from the remnants of Hurricane Ida that hit the realm. (AP Photograph/Matt Rourke).


AP Photograph/Matt Rourke

Rescues occurred throughout New York Metropolis as its 8.8 million folks noticed a lot worse flooding than from Henri.


The lights of Instances Sq. in New York are mirrored in standing water Thursday, Sept 2, 2021, as Hurricane Ida left behind not simply water on metropolis streets however wind injury and extreme flooding alongside the Jap seaboard. (AP Photograph/Craig Ruttle).


AP Photograph/Craig Ruttle

Scientists have warned such climate extremes might be extra widespread with man-made world warming.

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— With recordsdata from The Related Press and Reuters




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