Irene’s floodwaters heavily damaged so many properties that many homeowners stopped fighting with insurance companies and stopped paying their mortgages.
While the exact track of the Category One storm is still unclear, “it’s going to make landfall in New Jersey, that’s clear,” Christie told reporters Sunday afternoon.
Many in New Jersey are fed up with the frequent flooding in their area and want out.
As flood victims continue to clean up after Hurricane Irene and rain from Tropical Storm Lee, there is some good news from federal officials.
As two PSE&G workers were heading into the basement of a Manville home, the boiler exploded.
A PSE&G crew was working to restore power at a home on 112 Huff Avenue when something in the basement blew.
On Bob Kaminski’s debris filled lawn is a sign that demands attention: “You Loot, I Shoot.”
Flooding continues to be a major problem in Paterson, where several streets turned into rushing rivers as the water churned over corners and down roads.
Residents in Wallington said they received messages Tuesday morning that evacuations would take place. Some people struggled to make sense of flooding and shocked by the pure scale of the damage.
The vehicles in question are apparently LMTVs, which stands for “Light Medium Tactical Vehicles.” Officially, they are apparently M1078 Standard Cargo Trucks. They can carry up to 5,000 pounds of cargo and can also carry troops. They weigh several tons. They are not built to swim.
Flooded rivers in the Tri-State Area forced road closures and evacuations from New Jersey to Westchester County on Friday, and residents were left waiting to see how bad the damage would be once the rivers crest.