Ida remnants bring death, destruction to Northeast, days after storm slammed Gulf Coast

The fatalities and damage occurred three days after Ida blasted into the Gulf Coast region Sunday as a hurricane with winds of more than 170 myl per uur.

Floodwaters in the Jamaica neighborhood of New York Stad‘s Queens borough killed a 45-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man, while a 48-year-old woman and a 66-year-old man died in Brooklyn, WCBS-TV of New York City reported.

The governors of both New York and New Jersey declared states of emergency as they grappled with heavy rains, high winds and flooding.

In New York City, Wednesday’s storm nearly shut down the subway system and the threat of tornado’s prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare a state of emergency through the night.

HURRICANE IDA’S DESTRUCTION REVEALED IN BEFORE-AND-AFTER SATELLITE IMAGES

We’re enduring an historic weer event tonight with record-breaking rain across the city, brutal flooding and dangerous conditions on our roads,” de Blasio wrote in a statement posted to Twitter late Wednesday.

He urged New Yorkers tostay insideas the remnants of Tropiese storm Ida moved through the region.

People out in the street during heavy rain and storm at Times Square in New York City, Sept.. 1, 2021. (Getty Images)

People out in the street during heavy rain and storm at Times Square in New York City, Sept.. 1, 2021. (Getty Images)

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