Fatality Reported in Passaic as Torrential Flooding Hits

The National Weather Service issued a “flash flood emergency” for parts of New York and New Jersey on September 1 as the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought severe weather to the region.

This footage, filmed in Passaic, New Jersey, according to Scarlett Sanchez, shows torrents of water flowing down a street.

Passaic Mayor Hector Lora told local news a 70-year-old man died after being trapped in a car swept away by floodwater.

New Jersey Gov Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency. Credit: Scarlett Sanchez via Storyful

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting