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Manholes turned into geysers, shooting water onto streets where an SUV might make it but a compact could not. A stuck bus filled with several inches of water. Basements flooded out. Subway stairs turned into waterfalls. And, tragically, a number of deaths.
The remnants of Hurricane Ida hit Queens and the greater New York region with unexpected force last night, prompting the first-ever flash flood emergency warning for the city along with, later on, a travel ban.
- Holden plans bill to landmark firehouse
- Traffic circle is ‘a complete nightmare’
- Two collisions leave two dead in Queens
- Adams opposes lane changes on Archer and Jamaica avenues
- Queens College’s tears continue to flow
- CB 10 approves South Ozone apartments
- Another slap at our best students
- ‘Never Forget Way’ honors 9/11 victims
- 50 years on, Armstrong’s last days in every detail
- Ida damage closes Elmhurst Post Office