Major storm knocks out power and floods roadways across the East Coast

Cars-stranded-New-Jersey Cars are stranded in floodwaters in Paterson, New Jersey

Matthew 24:7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.

Important Takeaways:

  • Three people are killed and more than 600,000 are without power after fierce storm across the northeast
  • Three people died after a storm plummeted into the northeast on Monday, leaving destruction across several states and almost 600,000 still without power.
  • The storm’s heavy rainfall – up to six inches in some areas – left significant flooding across the region, with many roads blocked due to debris and fallen trees.
  • A flood and travel advisory were issued in New York City and high winds alerts are in place from North Carolina to Maine.
  • More than 500 US flights were cancelled on Monday due to the storm, with New York City’s LaGuardia Airport and Boston Logan International Airport the most affected.
  • In Rhode Island, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed parts of Providence´s hurricane barrier system to prevent flooding from storm surge, Mayor Brett Smiley said.
  • In northeastern and central Pennsylvania, heavy rain that fell overnight flooded ponds, streams and creeks in several counties, forcing authorities to close several major roadways.

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