A state of emergency has been declared in New York due to the storm
New York. A state of emergency has been declared in New York due to the storm. A state of emergency has been declared in New York City due to flooding after a powerful storm. Mainly the roads and the airport have been disrupted.
A terminal at LaGuardia Airport has been closed after flooding, the BBC reported. Life has been affected. In some areas, up to five inches or 12.7 centimeters of rain fell. New York Governor Cathy Hochul urged people to stay safe and avoid traveling on flooded roads.
Air passengers are also requested to inquire with the authorities before travelling. 6 people trapped in the flood have been rescued and no details of further damage have been received, according to the BBC, quoting the officials involved in the rescue.
Published On: Sep 30, 2023 07:45 AM