9 Americans had been killed in floods and hurricanes, caused by Ida in New York and New Jersey while the body of one of the victims was found in a vehicle that had been swept away by floodwaters.
The ground floor of some houses in New York and New Jersey have been reported to be under flooding as a result of which these residents are strangled being unable to move. Mayors of New York and New Jersey have declared a state of emergency. Magnitude of the rain within One hour yesterday, in the New York City Central Park had been 8 centimeters.
The byroads of New York City have been closed due to rain and flooding, and non-essential vehicles are now banned from traveling on main roads while all flights and trains from New York and New Jersey to other cities have been suspended.
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