Forced out to escape danger, residents of a Yonkers apartment building must now permanently move due to a collapsed retaining wall.
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.
It could be at least two weeks before residents can return home after a mudslide forced them out of their buildings in Yonkers.
The mudslide is at the site of the Old Croton Aqueduct behind the two senior housing buildings located at 95 and 97 Walsh Road, fire officials said.
Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.
Flooding and other storm damage left by heavy rains Wednesday caused transit problems Thursday for commuters.
Torrential rain left roads flooded and impassable, caused major traffic and transit delays, and even caused a mudslide Wednesday – and the rain was expected to persist to affect the Thursday morning commute.
The German shepherds, 6-year-old Hondo and 3-year-old Timoshenko, flew to the small Washington community with their police handlers, Detective Patrick Nee and Police Officer Benjamin Colecchia.