The remnants of Hurricane Ida, which hit Louisiana on August 29, have reached the northeastern regions of the United States in recent days. There it brought heavy rainfall. The extent of the flooding can be seen in the satellite photos.
The element brought catastrophic floods and tornadoes killing several dozen people. The states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland were the hardest hit. Huge flooding was also reported in New York.
Hurricane Ida. Destruction in the USA
The damage caused by the downpour can be seen in satellite images taken in the state of New Jersey before and after the advent of the element.
One of the cities that has suffered the most is New Brunswick. The following photos were taken in the Memorial Parkway area.
The photo on the left was taken on July 14 and the photo on the right was taken on September 2.
The floodwater also reached the Bridgewater stadium, which belongs to the Somerset Patriots baseball team.
The photograph on the left was taken on August 25, and the photograph on the right on September 2.
Ida. Destruction in the USA
The satellite images also show the completely flooded Manville district in Somerset.
On the left side, a photo taken on August 25, and on the right – September 2.
Ida is the fifth strongest storm ever to hit the American continent. According to the data of the National Weather Service (NWS), the remnants of the element brought rainfall exceeding 200 liters per square meter. Within an hour, Manhattan dropped 80 l / sq m. This set the record set by the Henri tropical storm that reached the region less than two weeks ago.
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