The remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped historic rain over New York City, with several deaths linked to flooding in the region as basement apartments suddenly filled with water and freeways and boulevard
A hole in the foundation where a window once was and flood waters rushed in is seen in the basement apartment on 153rd St. in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.
Felix Delapuente, a neighbor fo the home in the Queens borough of New York where some of the occupants died including a 2-year old child, shows the flood damage in his basement, in New York.
Parked cars sit in flood waters behind an apartment building, Mamaroneck, New York. A stunned U.S. East Coast woke up Thursday to a rising death toll, surging rivers and destruction after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, filling low-lying apartments with water and turning roads into car-swallowing canals.
Cars and trucks are stranded by high water on the Major Deegan Expressway in Bronx borough of New York as high water left behind by Hurricane Ida still stands on the highway hours later.