In New York’s Central Park in Manhattan, nearly 79 millimeters of rain was recorded in one hour.
Stateside Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency in the city in Finnish time early Thursday morning, when the city was plagued by record rains.
In the wake of Hurricane East, tornadoes and floods continue to wreak havoc in the northeast, according to news agencies Reuters and AFP, among others.
With his Twitter account, De Blasio calls the weather phenomenon historic. The city rained in record amounts, causing floods and dangerous conditions for you.
In Central Park in New York City, Manhattan recorded nearly 79 millimeters (3.1 inches) of rain in one hour.
“If you were thinking of going out, don’t go. Stay away from the subways. Stay away from you. Stay inside, ”de Blasio writes on Twitter.
According to the mayor, more than 5,000 households were without electricity during Finnish time on Thursday morning, in the United States on Wednesday evening. In New York, people were urged to move to safety in higher places.
Nearly all of New York’s subway lines were out of operation on Wednesday night, U.S. CNN news channel said.
National the weather service declared a state of emergency for several areas in the northeastern United States and warned of life-threatening floods.
In Maryland, one man died in a flood on Wednesday, and another person was missing. As a result, the death toll from the Ida storm rose to seven, AFP said Thursday morning.
Ida hit the United States on Sunday as a hurricane. On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of people were still without electricity after Ida was raging in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi.
The East is expected to continue its journey north and bring with it heavy rains.