Water Bursts Through Subway Station Walls Amid NYC Flash Flooding

Train service was disrupted across New York City on Friday, September 29, as heavy rain led to major flooding across the area, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency for New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley amid the heavy downpours.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for most of the five boroughs, in effect until Friday afternoon. Up to 6 inches of rain had fallen in the area by Friday at noon, the NWS said.

This footage by Alexander Vitale shows water bursting through the walls of the 7th Avenue subway station in Brooklyn. Credit: Alexander Vitale via Storyful

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