A Half Foot of Rain Fall Water In Brooklyn Disrupts Traffic And Subway System
As streets and subways flooded beneath more than a half-foot of rain on Friday, Brooklyn turned into the focal point of the storm. Mayor Adams warned that this is a period of "heightened alertness" during a press conference.
Hundreds Displaced After Serious Flooding At Senior Housing Complex In Elmont
ELMONT, NEW YORK (Nassau County) - Nearly 300 residents at a housing complex on Elmont Road were evacuated and displaced after flooding from heavy rainfall impacted the apartments.
Heavy Rainfall Causes Flooding, Road Closures Throughout Western Nassau County
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NEW YORK (Nassau County) - Traffic throughout many western Long Island communities came to a halt as drivers were forced to navigate road closures due to heavy flooding caused by excessive rainfall on Friday afternoon.
Flooded Roads Create Traffic Nightmares
BRONX - Today’s heavy rains caused massive flooding throughout the Bronx leaving some drivers stranded. Despite early reports of heavy rains could lead to potential flooding New Yorkers were caught flat footed in one of the worst cases of flooding since 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.
AM Flash Flooding Possible For New York City Thanks to Tropical Storm Ophelia's Remnant Return
Good morning everyone. We have heavy rain lifting northward and eventually away from the New York City area, but the damage is done as far as the ground being oversaturated due to copious amounts of rain. The heaviest and most concentrated area of heavy rain will finally move north of the area, but after a break, you can expect more scattered heavy showers. This is all thanks to Tropical Storm Ophelia's remnants coming back from the dead after meandering off of the East Coast and was trapped due to high pressure blocking its movement.
Weekend Rainfall in Barnegat-Manahawkin: Impact of Tropical Storm Ophelia
Tropical Storm Ophelia brought heavy rainfall and adverse weather conditions to the Jersey Shore over the weekend, impacting various areas, including Barnegat-Manahawkin. As the storm continued to batter the region, it left behind substantial rainfall totals, causing localized flooding and raising concerns about continued precipitation.
Tropical Storm Ophelia Hits East Coast with Flooding and Power Outages
Tropical Storm Ophelia moves up the East Coast, causing flooding and power outages in New Jersey and New York. The storm previously hit North Carolina, with landfall near Emerald Isle.
Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall in North Carolina, Threatening Flooding
Early Saturday, Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall on the North Carolina coast, bringing damaging winds and the potential for dangerous surges of water. However, Ophelia was later downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Saturday night. Despite the weakening, the storm still poses a significant risk of coastal and flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region, with flash flooding expected from Virginia to New Jersey through Sunday.
NJ Invests $298M in Flood-Resilience for Northern Regions
State Officials Announce Two Key Projects to Safeguard Hudson River and Meadowlands Communities Against Climate Change-Induced Flooding. In alignment with Climate Week, New Jersey's Commissioner of Environmental Protection, Shawn M. LaTourette, revealed a nearly $298 million investment in pioneering flood-resilience projects for areas in and around the Hudson River and the Meadowlands, thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Rebuild by Design competition grant program.
A closer look at Lee's coastal flood threat across New England
The primary concern with Hurricane Lee's passing for most of New England is coastal flooding and pounding surf. You can see a detailed Lee forecast covering all aspects of the storm here. Here's a look at what to expect in New England's coastal areas, working from south to north:
Hurricane Lee's Gulf of Maine Approach Brings Possible Minor Flooding to New York City & Long Island
We continue to watch Hurricane Lee very closely and emphasize that even though Lee will be far from the New York City area, we will have some fringe impacts to deal with. A large storm real estate-wise brings a lot of water with it, and its final approached will push some of that water our way.
As Death Toll From Libya's Flooding Hits 5,100 Searchers Continue the Race to Recover Bodies
DERNA, Libya — Search teams foraged through streets, damaged buildings and even the sea Wednesday to look for bodies in a coastal Libyan city where the collapse of two dams unleashed a massive flash flood that killed at least 5,100 people;as reported by APNews. The Mediterranean city of Derna has struggled to get help after Sunday night’s deluge washed away most road access. Aid workers who managed to reach the city described devastation in its center, with thousands still missing and tens of thousands left homeless; reports The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Severe weather alert: Arizona under threat of high gusty winds, hail, and localized flooding
According to the Arizona Weatherman, there will be the possibility of severe weather for Northern and Southern Arizona on Tuesday, 12 Sep 2023. Expecting possible high gusty convective winds, hail, and localized flooding. As of 8 a.m., there are rain showers, and convection is already underway. Some thunderstorms are located in Pinal and Mohave County.
Eden Animal Rescue appeals for help after flooding
Some of this article was written WITH the help of AI. Disclaimer: This article includes affiliate links. A plea for assistance has been issued by an animal rescue charity in the wake of devastating flooding that wreaked havoc on their crucial resources. Eden Animal Rescue, located near Penrith in Temple Sowerby, faced a torrential downpour in Cumbria on Sunday, resulting in severe damage to their supplies.
Widow Fletcher's Rises from Floods to Celebrate 3rd Anniversary
Against all odds, the beloved New Port Richey restaurant Widow Fletcher's was back up and running this past weekend to celebrate its third anniversary after Hurricane Idalia ravaged it. Thanks to an incredible community effort, the iconic waterfront eatery defied the odds and overcame devastating floods to mark a significant milestone.
Signs of the times, thousands of people are missing after terrible floods in eastern Libya
Mediterranean storm Daniel flooded Libya and destroyed homes in several coastal towns in the east of this North African country. It was so bad that whole neighborhoods were washed away. One of the leaders of the country said Monday that they thought up to 2,000 people were dead.
Tackling Las Vegas Flooding: Strategies for the Desert Oasis
Las Vegas, renowned for its glitz and glamour, stands as a testament to human willpower, creating an oasis in the middle of the Mojave Desert. But with that ambition comes a unique set of challenges, among which the unexpected issue of flooding takes precedence. With rapid urban development and sporadic, heavy rainfall, flooding has become an increasing concern for the city. Let's delve into understanding this anomaly and what measures can be undertaken to mitigate its impact.
Arizona's dry, hot spell ends: Rain forecasted in pattern shake-up
After a dry, toasty last week with record-breaking temperatures this weekend and little thunderstorm activity, according to the Arizona Weatherman, we can expect a change in the weather pattern this upcoming week, especially for Tuesday and Wednesday. This is becoming a more fall-like intrusion, with a stationary boundary pushing into the northern part of the state over the next two days. This will increase cloud cover, rain, thunderstorms, and cooler temperatures.
Rutgers Maps NJ: New Coastal Resilience Tool
The Coastal Ecological Restoration and Adaptation Planning Tool aims to coordinate efforts against climate change-induced threats like rising sea levels and frequent storms. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today the launch of a new online mapping tool, the Coastal Ecological Restoration and Adaptation Planning Tool (CERAP Tool). Developed in collaboration with Rutgers University, this digital platform will assist in planning and implementing projects to fortify the state's coastal areas against the impacts of climate change.