The storm killed 13 people in New York City. Most victims were stuck in flooded basement apartments in Queens.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers To Take Effect After Federal Appeals Court Lifts Temporary Ban
In Manville, several flooded homes and a banquet hall exploded due to gas leaks. The areas were inaccessible to fire crews because of severe flooding.Parents Of Immunocompromised Girl Say Long Island School District Refused Requests For Adequate Remote Option
Manville’s emergency management director estimated at least 100 homes in the community are uninhabitable.