Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.
Cars were submerged and a major roadway was shut down due to flooding in the Scotch Plains, New Jersey area Wednesday afternoon.
Flooding west of the Hicksville station halted the Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches of the Long Island Rail Road Thursday evening.
The persistent precipitation lately has been causing big headaches – from smelly sewage in Hoboken never-ending street flooding in Brooklyn.
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.
The rain came down in buckets across the Tri-State area early Sunday evening.
As many as 30 vehicles were stuck in the water in Toms River Thursday evening, as severe storms brought on major flooding.
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.