A state of emergency has been declared in the state of New York.
At least one person was killed in the American city of Passaic (New Jersey) due to flooding. The mayor of the city, Hector Lora, said this on Thursday to CNN.
According to him, the deceased is an older man who was in the driver’s seat of the car. When rescuers arrived to help, the car was already completely in the water, and the man did not have time to pull out. At the same time, two other passengers of the vehicle were saved.
On Wednesday, the National Hurricane Monitoring Center announced a flood threat in the northeast of the United States due to the echoes of Hurricane Ida. The natural phenomenon, which experts now characterize as a post-tropical cyclone, is moving in a north-easterly direction at a speed of about 45 km/h, affecting the states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The wind speed within its limits does not exceed 18 m / s. Experts warn that the cyclone is accompanied by ” heavy precipitation and threatens to flood.” A state of emergency has been declared in the state of New York