New York City in state of emergency as torrential rain floods subways, roads and basements

Posted on AllSides September 29th, 2023
From The Left
Mike Segar/Reuters

Torrential rain caused flooding that forced rescues, closed roads, disrupted subway service and overwhelmed basements in the New York City area as “dangerous and life-threatening” rainfall surged across the concrete expanse on Friday.

A month’s worth of rain – more than 4 inches – fell over parts of Brooklyn in just three hours. Intense rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour were falling across the region, and the National Weather Service warned totals exceeding 8 inches “are increasingly likely” in parts of the tri-state area.

A widespread 2 to 5...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about General News from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right