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Families in Lindenwood spent most of last Thursday cleaning out their basements and trying to salvage what they could after a storm dumped more than five inches of rain over Queens on April 30, causing a flash flood to hit the community.
Last week’s floods took the neighborhood, located alongside Spring and Ralph creeks — tributaries of Jamaica Bay — by surprise. Though the area was hit by Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge in 2012, it was not affected as badly as the rest of Howard Beach. That made last week’s flood even more surprising.
Some residents said that it was worse than Sandy.
Numerous families in the Lindenwood section of Howard Beach spent most of Thursday cleaning out their basements and trying to salvage what they could after a storm dumped more than five inches of rain over Queens on Wednesday.