Brooklyn Streets Submerged as New York Hit by Severe Floods

Streets in New York’s Brooklyn borough resembled waterways on September 1 as remnants of Hurricane Ida brought severe flooding.

This footage by John Miller shows vehicles driving through deep floodwaters. People can also be seen wading through the water.

Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a state of emergency for New York City, adding that at least 5,300 customers were left without power.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency late on Wednesday night, describing the flooding as “life-threatening” and urging locals to avoid travel where possible. Credit: John Miller via Storyful

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