Ida Deluge Leaves Philadelphia Roads Submerged

Swathes of central Philadelphia remained submerged on September 2 after the Schuylkill River burst its banks amid torrential rainfall from post-tropical cyclone Ida the previous day.

This footage by Brett Gross shows arterial roadways in Philadelphia’s downtown area submerged and the swollen river flowing fast.

More than 40 people died during the severe weather in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut, US media reported. Credit: Brett Gross via Storyful

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