Flash flood

New York City council members pressed the city’s climate officials this week about the need for flood emergency plans.
The heaviest rain could arrive at 6 p.m. this evening and last through the overnight hours.
Investigators and researchers are unraveling the mixture of calamities that contributed to people perishing in underground dwellings during Ida's flash floods.
Scientists predicted Ida’s heavy downpours as early as Monday, but rainfall remains a blindspot when it comes to urban preparedness and climate change resiliency.
The maps haven't been updated since 2007, and flood risk is rising in communities battered by Superstorm Sandy, exacerbated by new building development.
The city’s sewers were built in the 19th century. Charging fees to warehouse and parking lot owners could help pay for much-needed updates.
Also, did you hear that thunder this morning?!
We spoke by phone with the "Highway Hero" earlier this morning about her triumphant and lonesome battle to clear the Long Island Expressway.
Penn Station's main entrance is closed, and more tales from the trenches.
Buckle your seat belts, because we're in for a wild weather ride over the next day or so.
More scenes from yesterday's flash flood, which almost drowned a nun and shut down a Burger King.
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