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Rainwater Pours Down Sides of New York Subway Train as Ida Floods City

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New York City’s subway system was in chaos on September 1, as deadly flooding from storm Ida deluged the region.

Train platforms flooded across the system, and a number of subway lines were still shut down on September 2.

This video, filmed by Camille Rankine, shows water cascading down the side of a train and onto a subway platform at 14th Street in Manhattan on September 1.

The flash flooding prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare a state of emergency, while 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.

At least eight people died in New York City in the flooding, the New York Daily News reported. Credit: Camille Rankine via Storyful

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