Streets in the city of Lakewood, New Jersey were flooded on Monday as torrential rains poured down from Washington DC all the way north to the tri-state area, including in New York and New Jersey.
Flash flood warnings were issued by the U.S. National Weather Service for numerous areas in New Jersey and in New York.
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“Heavy rain expected to occur over a short period of time. Rapidly rising flood waters may quickly inundate roadways and areas with poor drainage. Streams and creeks could [crest] their banks, flooding nearby properties.”
The “Chaverim” Jewish assistance organization reported many people were trapped in flooded vehicles, and that numerous basements were totally under water.