flood dangers were announced in at least 47 places in the United States
Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in at least 46 states in the United States. At least 23 people have died in New Jersey alone. Many people have also died in New York and Pennsylvania.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said most of the deaths were caused by their cars drowning in the floodwaters or floating in the water.
Some horrific scenes from the three devastated states of Aida have already gone viral on the net. Lundbhand public life due to incessant rains and storms.
Although the road was closed, the subway was open till Wednesday. But from Thursday, water also started entering the stations.
Forced to do so, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has shut down subway services in New York City altogether. At least 16 trains are stuck on the New York subway. Rescue work is underway.
A state of emergency had already been declared in New York. Phil Murphy, the governor of New Jersey, has declared a state of emergency in 21 counties.
Earlier, heavy rains and floods killed at least six people in New York and neighboring New Jersey. NBC News reports on Thursday that four people have died after being trapped in a basement in New York.
Heavy rain has been falling in New York City and the New Jersey area since Wednesday night local time due to the effects of Hurricane Ida. Authorities in New York and New Jersey have ordered a halt to heavy traffic and a halt to rail and subway services.
Heavy rains have lashed New York and New Jersey since Wednesday night, but a tornado has already hit New York. Officials say there is no record of such a series of natural disasters in the history of the United States.
They took refuge in that basement to escape the storm, they could not get out. They died when the floodwater entered the basement.