The pictures from New York are reminiscent of scenes from a disaster movie. People are in the water for life and the tunnel under the city of millions is full of water. At the same time, the death toll is rising after severe weather hit the eastern United States.
At least 29 people have been killed in Hurricane Ida in the United States. Of these, twelve are in New York, 14 in the neighboring state of New Jersey, and three in Pennsylvania. It suggests NBC News Thursday evening. The dead are said to include a two-year-old boy.
A state of emergency has been declared in both states following the severe weather “Ida” that hit South America earlier this week and has now hit the east coast.
In the photos taken on Thursday night Norwegian time, you see the cars, some with water on top of the hood, which are only left in the middle of a crossroads because the big rain could not drive it after turning the streets into rivers.
Water gathered from the stairs to the subway, the city’s transportation network that carries more than eight million people, and forced the subway cars to stop completely.
According to, New York CNNThey have introduced their first emergency since the so-called flash floods. On Wednesday night, it rained eight centimeters an hour in Central Park, a new record with a clear margin and only emergency services were allowed to travel the streets in the afternoon according to local time.
Also, in New Jersey, more than 100,000 people lost their electricity as a result of the storm Washington Post, Declared a state of emergency. In Louisiana, which was hit by the Ida earlier this week, more than 960,000 homes were reportedly without electricity. CNN.
As the storm continued eastward Wednesday night, the weather service NWS confirmed at least one hurricane had occurred. Many photos and videos of the houses destroyed by the wind have been posted on social media, as well as the loose roofs of buildings in southern New Jersey near the Pennsylvania border.
Videos of water seeping in and posting on social media show how it pushes closed doors, fills foundations and stands up to stairs inside homes.
– There is more than a foot (30.48 cm) of water in the lower part of my house, I am not alone. Unreal, tweet Rob Marciano, ABC’s Good Morning America Meteorologist.