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City To Put In $100 Million To Prevent Flooding In Lower Manhattan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.

08/27/2015

Flooding left cars submerged in Scotch Plains, New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 19. (Credit: Bernie Lomax)

Roads Closed, Cars Submerged As Floods Hit Union County, N.J.

Cars were submerged and a major roadway was shut down due to flooding in the Scotch Plains, New Jersey area Wednesday afternoon.

08/19/2015

Flooding on the Long Island Rail Road near Hicksville on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: rjvaleo/Instagram)

Flooding Briefly Shuts Down 2 Branches Of Long Island Rail Road

Flooding west of the Hicksville station halted the Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches of the Long Island Rail Road Thursday evening.

07/30/2015

Standing water has been plaguing the area near P.S. 139 in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Heavy Rain Leaves Parts Of Hoboken, Brooklyn In Floods, Standing Water

The persistent precipitation lately has been causing big headaches – from smelly sewage in Hoboken never-ending street flooding in Brooklyn.

06/01/2015

A car stuck in flood waters in Newark on May 31, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Parts Of Tri-State Area Through Tuesday Night

A half inch to three quarters of an inch of rainfall per hour is possible on Monday. It could cause flash flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

06/01/2015

A car stuck in flood waters in Newark on May 31, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Deluge Of Rain Causes Flooding Across Parts Of Tri-State Area

The rain came down in buckets across the Tri-State area early Sunday evening.

05/31/2015

Flooding left up to 30 vehicles partially submerged in Toms River, New Jersey on Thursday, May 28. (Credit: Martha Olansen)

As Many As 30 Cars Stranded, 6 Rescues Made As Storms Flood Roads In Toms River

As many as 30 vehicles were stuck in the water in Toms River Thursday evening, as severe storms brought on major flooding.

05/28/2015

A home in Woodbridge, N.J., is torn down March 18, 2015. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Woodbridge Homes In Flood-Prone Areas Torn Down As Part Of NJ Buyout Program

David Glass, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, said the homes were all bought out under the state’s Blue Acres program and the families were relocated.

03/18/2015

Superstorm Sandy Slams Tri-State Area

South St. Seaport Resident: Neighborhood Is Still Struggling To Rebuild Following Sandy

Following Superstorm Sandy, those in Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport and Battery Park City know how bad the flooding can be.

03/14/2015

A goose in the melting snow on Friday, March 13. (Credit: CBS2)

Weekend Rains Could Make Flood Risk From Melting Snow Even Worse

From a mudslide in Yonkers to flooding that forced the condemnation of houses in Shoreham, Long Island, the warming temperatures lately have caused lots of problems this week.

03/13/2015

A flooded street can be seen on Long Island on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Army Corp Of Engineers Agrees To Help Find Ways To Curb Fairfield Co. Flooding

Help to stem the tide of flooding Fairfield County is on the way.

03/13/2015

Flooding has been reported due to rapid snow melt in Shoreham, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Homeowners Say Insurance Won’t Cover Flooding From Melting Snow

Some homeowners in Shoreham, Long Island remained homeless Thursday, a day after melting snow banks flooded their homes so badly that the homes had to be condemned.

03/12/2015

Flooding has been reported due to rapid snow melt in Shoreham, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Rapid Snow Melt Leaves Homes Flooded, Condemned On Long Island

Rapidly melting snow left some homes flooded on Long Island Wednesday evening, and forced their evacuation.

03/11/2015

A truck drives down a flooded street on Oct. 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA Holding Public Forums On Bergen County Flood Maps

Forums for people in high-risk flood zones will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Hackensack and in Mahwah on Wednesday.

02/10/2015

Flooding in Newark on June 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Study To Look At Ways To Prevent Flooding Of Rahway River Basin

A federally-funded million dollar study will help the Army Corp of Engineers find ways to prevent flooding along an area in North Jersey.

02/06/2015

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