New York City has declared a flood emergency for the first time, killing six people in biblical rains and tornadoes in the northeastern United States.
The powerful remnants of Hurricane Ada saw. New York City announces first flood emergency Like motorcycles were stuck and people were trapped in the basement and subways.
A 66-year-old Brooklyn man was found dead in the basement of his Cypress Hills apartment last night, while a 40-year-old woman was also found dead in his apartment on Grand Central Parkway at around 1am.
A 22-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman were found dead in the basement of their home on 183rd Street near 90th Avenue in Queens.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Governor Katie Hochhol declared a state of emergency for the metropolitan area as well as New Jersey for the first time since the flood warning.
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