Thousands of outages have been reported around the area, mostly in Connecticut, Long Island and Morris, Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey.
Several feet of water swamped cars in Mineola and Queens as intense rain came pouring down midday Wednesday.
State officials are warning campers and boaters of a high fire danger and low water levels in the state due to hot weather and a lack of rain over the past 10 days.
The Tri-state area is drying out after a slow-moving coastal storm delivered much-needed rain to the region.
The Town of North Hempstead started selling discounted barrels for homeowners to collect rain water.
The state saw 60.7 inches of rain through the end of November. Tuesday’s storm helped eclipse the old record of 59.98 inches set in 1996.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.
Autumn has fallen upon us and nothing says fall more that a nice, crisp, tart apple.
Some of us feel eaten alive in a bloom of mosquitoes this summer and health experts say all the rain has created a perfect breeding environment.
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.
Connecticut would be among the areas in the Tri-State that would likely get the brunt of the force of Hurricane Irene.
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.
Following a day of record rainfall that led to power outages, disrupted train service and flooded homes for many in the Tri-State area, an all-out effort is being made to repair the damage.
Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.
Authorities in upstate New York say a charter bus carrying tourists from Poland was going too fast when it crashed and flipped over.