New York City Subway Station Flooded as Storm Ida Prompts Flash Flood Emergency

The remnants of Hurricane Ida brought flash flooding to New York City’s subway stations on September 1, inundating platforms and disrupting train services.

This footage, uploaded by Paul Warner, shows floodwaters pouring down a staircase at the 45th Street Subway Station in Brooklyn.

The National Weather Service issued the flash flood emergency late on Wednesday night, describing the flooding as “life-threatening” and urging locals to avoid travel where possible.

According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York, train services were extremely limited as several lines were delayed or suspended due to the flooding. Credit: Paul Warner via Storyful

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