Rainwater Pours Down Sides of New York Subway Train as Ida Floods City

New York City’s subway system was in chaos on September 1, as deadly flooding from storm Ida deluged the region.

Train platforms flooded across the system, and a number of subway lines were still shut down on September 2.

This video, filmed by Camille Rankine, shows water cascading down the side of a train and onto a subway platform at 14th Street in Manhattan on September 1.

The flash flooding prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare a state of emergency, while the National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency late on Wednesday night, describing the flooding as “life-threatening” and urging locals to avoid travel where possible.

At least eight people died in New York City in the flooding, the New York Daily News reported. Credit: Camille Rankine via Storyful

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