New York flooding: eight dead in ‘historic weather event’ caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida

New York flooding: eight dead in ‘historic weather event’ caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida

Extreme weather prompted the first ever flash-flood emergency warning for New York City from the National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued its first ever flash flood emergency warning for the city of New York, as the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought heavy rain that flooded subway lines and streets in Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey.

The storm killed seven people in New York City and one in Passaic, New Jersey, according to the New York Times.

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