Drone Footage Captures Rain-Swollen River in Philadelphia

Torrential rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida left swaths of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, flooded on Thursday, September 2.

Drone footage shot by Brett Tiagwad shows the extent of the flooding along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.

The National Weather Service forecasted the Schuylkill River would crest several feet above normal on Thursday morning. The agency advised residents to take road closures near rivers and streams seriously.

Dozens of people in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York died in the storm, according to reports. Credit: Brett Tiagwad via Storyful

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