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.
Following Superstorm Sandy, those in Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport and Battery Park City know how bad the flooding can be.
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.
Help to stem the tide of flooding Fairfield County is on the way.
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.
Rapidly melting snow left some homes flooded on Long Island Wednesday evening, and forced their evacuation.
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.
A federally-funded million dollar study will help the Army Corp of Engineers find ways to prevent flooding along an area in North Jersey.
Christie urged people to stay home Monday evening and Tuesday in order to help road crews to clear the highways and streets.
Winter weather made a mess of area roads and caused treacherous driving conditions Sunday morning, with hundreds of accidents reported, including several multi-car pileups.
It’s become a wet weekend for dozens of Queens residents and it had nothing to do with the weather.
A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.
The snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.
As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.
Only light rain was seen in much of the Tri-State Area on Tuesday, but a hovering weather system brought floods and created a dangerous situation in Newark.