Heavy rains turned Newark’s streets into lakes Monday, trapping people in cars all over the city.
Even areas that managed to dodge flash floods were not safe from the storm. In Little Falls, heavy hail pelted cars and forced drivers to keep it slow.
Mayor Dawn Zimmer is advocating for better planning and increased funding for flood-prone urban areas.
An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a program that will fully compensate homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and Superstorm Sandy on Saturday.
In 2012, Sandy filled the streets and basements of Hoboken with water, that was followed by a slew of water-main breaks, and finally a series of flash floods brought on by heavy rain, that left many residents pumping out their homes once again.
Hurricane Irene was fickle as far as natural disasters are concerned, it devastated some areas while sparing others.
Hurricane Irene caused extraordinary disruption Friday as it zeroed in for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were ordered to move to safer places.
Area residents might think Big Apple’s been bobbing in all the water that’s soaked us lately. Fed up or not, another soaker is on the way Thursday.
Wet weather continued to push through New York City and the rest of the Tri-State Area on Wednesday night, bringing the potential for flooding and a strain on the morning commute.