Torrential Rain Inundates Jersey City as Storm Ida Hits

Heavy rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded Jersey City, New Jersey, on September 1, as the storm took a catastrophic toll on the region.

At least 16 people died due to the storm in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, according to WTXF.

This footage by Miranda Revilla shows a street in Jersey City’s Heights neighborhood inundated by floodwaters during the torrential downpour.

New Jersey Gov Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency in response to the severe weather.

Earlier, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for New York and Northeast New Jersey, calling it an “exceedingly rare” and dangerous situation. Credit: Miranda Revilla via Storyful

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