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Storm Heightens Sense of Dread Over Extreme Weather

Benjamin Norman for The New York Times

Two days after the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought a sudden and ferocious storm to the Mid-Atlantic region, residents on Friday confronted the fallout from a downpour that killed at least 43 people across four states and illustrated with frightening clarity the threat posed by a changing climate.

In New Jersey, where at least 23 people were killed, many residents died in their cars, trapped by rapidly rising floodwaters and drowned without means of escape. In New York, at least 15 were dead, 13 in New York City, many of them submerged in ground-level apartments that they may have sought out for their affordability.

In Connecticut, a 26-year veteran of the state police force was killed when his car was swept away by floodwaters. And in Pennsylvania, at least four people died in counties close to the swollen Delaware River.

Destruction was widespread, from a row of homes in southern New Jersey leveled by a tornado that reached maximum wind speeds of 150 miles per hour, to cars submerged in water along the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers.

The damage was all the more harrowing given that it came with relatively little warning from political leaders who were already contending with a pandemic that continues to kill thousands of Americans each week.

Those leaders, from President Biden down to New York’s Democratic nominee for mayor, Eric Adams, expressed a similar sentiment in their reactions to the storm: Climate change is here.

In a speech from the White House, Mr. Biden called the storm “devastating” before pivoting to discussion of the other natural disasters afflicting the United States, including wildfires in the West and the damage inflicted by Hurricane Ida in the South.

“This destruction is everywhere,” he said. “It’s a matter of life and death and we’re all in this together. This is one of the great challenges of our time.”





Sept. 1, 2021

Between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., Ida dropped a record 3.24 inches of rain in Newark — nearly an inch more rain than the previous hourly record in 2006.

3 inches per hour

July 21, 2006

Severe thunderstorms led to a one-hour precipitation total of 2.35 inches between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2021

Ida also produced the seventh-highest hourly rainfall, dropping 1.82 inches between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2021

Between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., Ida dropped a record 3.24 inches of rain in Newark — nearly an inch more rain than the previous hourly record in 2006.

3 inches per hour

July 21, 2006

Severe thunderstorms led to a one-hour precipitation total of 2.35 inches between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2021

Ida also produced the seventh-highest hourly rainfall, dropping 1.82 inches between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2021

3.24 inches between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

3 inches per hour

July 21, 2006

2.35 inches between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2021

1.82 inches between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Gov. Kathy C. Hochul of New York, who assumed office a little more than a week before the storm hit, offered a similar message.

“It is not a future threat,” she said of climate change. “It is a current threat.”

And Mr. Adams, who is likely to become New York City’s next mayor, mixed his acknowledgment of the threat of the climate crisis with a sentiment that many New Yorkers shared, days after the rain stopped.

“I have never witnessed something like this,” he said.

At the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station in Brooklyn on Thursday. Service on the system was gradually improving by Friday morning.<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Avenue%E2%80%93Barclays_Center_station"><br /></a>‘ class=”css-rq4mmj” src=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/09/03/world/03nyc-storm-friday-transit/merlin_194063544_4b72c41f-2ceb-4fde-8ebe-2eddf787036e-articleLarge.jpg?quality=75&auto=webp&disable=upscale” srcset=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/09/03/world/03nyc-storm-friday-transit/merlin_194063544_4b72c41f-2ceb-4fde-8ebe-2eddf787036e-articleLarge.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 600w, https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/09/03/world/03nyc-storm-friday-transit/merlin_194063544_4b72c41f-2ceb-4fde-8ebe-2eddf787036e-jumbo.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 1024w, https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/09/03/world/03nyc-storm-friday-transit/merlin_194063544_4b72c41f-2ceb-4fde-8ebe-2eddf787036e-superJumbo.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 2048w” sizes=”((min-width: 600px) and (max-width: 1004px)) 84vw, (min-width: 1005px) 80vw, 100vw” decoding=”async” width=”600″ height=”400″></picture></div><figcaption class="css-13o4bnb e18f7pbr0"><span aria-hidden="true" class="css-16f3y1r e13ogyst0">At the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station in Brooklyn on Thursday. Service on the system was gradually improving by Friday morning.<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Avenue%E2%80%93Barclays_Center_station"><br /></a></span><span class="css-cnj6d5 e1z0qqy90"><span><span>Earl Wilson/The New York Times</span></span></span></figcaption></figure>
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<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Most of New York City’s subway lines remained disrupted on Friday morning, although there were signs of improvement, two days after the remnants of <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/09/03/nyregion/nyc-flooding-storm" title="">Hurricane Ida</a> barreled through the region, bringing torrential rains and deadly flooding.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">As of 7 a.m. Friday, a majority of the lines were back in service but with delays. (Check <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://new.mta.info" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">the latest service updates here</a>.)</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been conducting round-the-clock repairs to get the nation’s largest subway system fully running again after the storm damaged tracks and turned platforms and stairwells into water slides.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">“We’ve managed to restore a ton of service today but our tracks in Queens suffered the most damage,” the M.T.A. <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://twitter.com/NYCTSubway/status/1433517401379835909" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">said on Twitter</a> on Thursday night.</p>
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<p lang="en" dir="ltr">Crews have been working around the clock to restore service after last night’s historic rainfall. Expect significant delays and service changes throughout the system.</p>
<p>We’ve managed to restore a ton of service today but our tracks in Queens suffered the most damage. <a href="https://t.co/vy5sqVBV0u">pic.twitter.com/vy5sqVBV0u</a></p>
<p>— NYCT Subway. Wear a Mask. (@NYCTSubway) <a href="https://twitter.com/NYCTSubway/status/1433517401379835909?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 2, 2021</a></p></blockquote>
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<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Amtrak said it would <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://twitter.com/AmtrakNECAlerts/status/1433601170380136449" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">resume service</a> along the Northeast Corridor, between Washington and Boston, on Friday, but it said trains between Albany and New York City would remain canceled.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">New Jersey Transit <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://www.njtransit.com/service-advisory/1400457" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">said all train lines</a> except Montclair-Boonton, Gladstone, Pascack Valley and Raritan Valley would operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday. Bus service was running on a weekday schedule, but with some delays and detours.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">The Long Island Rail Road resumed full service on most branches by Thursday afternoon, with some <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://twitter.com/LIRR/status/1433709018636242949" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">disruptions spilling into Friday morning</a>. Some lines on the Metro-North Railroad planned to have <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://twitter.com/MetroNorth/status/1433642181890281474" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">“enhanced weekend service”</a> on Friday, but others remained disrupted.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Flights on Friday morning out of La Guardia Airport, Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport largely appeared to be running on time with minimal delays.</p>
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<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">The torrents from Ida’s waters cascaded through <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/02/nyregion/basement-apartment-floods-deaths.html" title="">New York City basement</a> doors and windows, turning everyday spaces into death traps.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">In Woodside, Queens, Deborah Torres said she heard the desperate pleas from the basement of three members of a family, including a toddler.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">As the water rushed into the building around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Ms. Torres said she heard the family frantically call out to another neighbor, Choi Sledge. Ms. Sledge pleaded with the family to flee.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Within moments, however, the cascade of water was too powerful, and it also kept anyone from trying to get downstairs to help.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">“It was impossible,” said Ms. Torres, who lives on the first floor. “It was like a pool.”</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">The family did not survive.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Darlene Lee, 48, was in a basement apartment that belonged to the super of a condominium in Central Parkway, Queens. Flooding burst through a glass sliding door in the apartment, and quickly filled it with about six feet of murky water.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">The water pinned Ms. Lee between the apartment’s steel front door and the door frame, leaving her wedged and unable to escape.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Patricia Fuentes, the property manager, had just gotten off work when she heard Ms. Lee screaming for help and found her stuck. Ms. Fuentes ran to the lobby to call for aid, and Jayson Jordan, the assistant super, and Andy Tapia, a handyman, jumped through the broken glass door to get to Ms. Lee.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">But they could not save her. Ms. Lee was pinned and Mr. Tapia tried to help her keep her above the chin-deep water. Eventually, the men were able to pry her from the door, but it was too late, Mr. Jordan said. Ms. Lee was killed by the storm.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">In Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, Ricardo Garcia was awakened by a surge of water that he said exploded through the door of his shared basement apartment at about 10:15 p.m. In moments, it was up to his knees, then his waist, then his chest.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Mr. Garcia, 50, banged on the door next to his, waking another roommate, Oliver De La Cruz, who was shaking on Thursday morning as he looked at the water stains that reached to the ceiling of his ruined room.</p>
<figure class="css-jcw7oy e1g7ppur0" aria-label="media" role="group"><figcaption class="css-1l44abu ewdxa0s0"><span aria-hidden="true" class="css-16f3y1r e13ogyst0">Ricardo Garcia, who also lives in the Cypress Hills building’s basement, salvaged what he could from his room. </span><span class="css-cnj6d5 e1z0qqy90"><span>Anna Watts for The New York Times</span></span></figcaption></figure>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">“I almost died inside here, I almost died, man,” said Mr. De La Cruz, 22.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Mr. De La Cruz broke down his bedroom door to escape in his boxer shorts. Mr. Garcia said that he and Mr. De La Cruz climbed to the first floor, struggling against the water pouring down the stairs.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Mr. De La Cruz found his upstairs neighbor, Roxanna Florentino, who has lived in the building for 18 years. She said she heard another man, 66-year-old Roberto Bravo, crying out for help from a back bedroom in the basement apartment.</p>
<figure class="css-1m53jiu e1g7ppur0" aria-label="media" role="group"><figcaption class="css-1e7005o ewdxa0s0"><span aria-hidden="true" class="css-16f3y1r e13ogyst0">Roberto Bravo</span><span class="css-cnj6d5 e1z0qqy90"><span>via Pablo Bravo</span></span></figcaption></figure>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Ms. Florentino said Mr. Bravo was pleading for help in Spanish, and neighbors were trying to reach him. But water was pouring through both the front door and a window. She realized Mr. Bravo’s screaming had stopped.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">On Thursday, it was clear that the water had risen so forcefully where Mr. Bravo had been that it tore off the door and broke though the ceiling, leaving dank decay. The Ecuadorean flag hanging on his wall was soaked and muddied, the floor below strewn with debris, along with a water-stained photo of Mr. Bravo in a tuxedo at a formal event.</p>
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<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Ms. Florentino made her first of four 911 calls at 10:15 p.m. Firefighters arrived an hour later. They brought out Mr. Bravo’s body.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">She tried to sleep but each time she drifted off, she heard Mr. Bravo’s voice, calling a last time.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">“It’s so hard when someone asks for help and you can’t help them,” she said.</p>
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<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">The torrential rains on Wednesday that soaked New York and New Jersey carried a stark warning about climate change: As the planet gets hotter, heavy rainstorms are dumping more water than ever before, threatening to devastate unprepared cities.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Across the continental United States, the heaviest downpours have become more frequent and severe in recent decades, according to the federal government’s <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://nca2018.globalchange.gov/chapter/2/" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">National Climate Assessment</a>. In the Northeast, the strongest 1 percent of storms now produce 55 percent more rainfall than they did in the middle of the 20th century.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">“There’s a lot of fluctuation year to year, but over a longer period of time, the trend is becoming increasingly evident,” said Aiguo Dai, a professor of atmospheric science at the University at Albany, SUNY. “This is exactly what both theory and climate models predicted.”</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Other parts of the world are also struggling with increasingly vicious downpours. In July, <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/climate/germany-floods-climate-change.html" title="">unusually heavy rains in Germany and Belgium</a> caused rivers to burst their banks, washing away buildings and killing more than 220 people. That same month, days of torrential rain in Zhengzhou, China, <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/20/world/asia/china-flooding-zhengzhou-subway.html" title="">submerged the city’s subway system</a> and caused at least 300 deaths in the region.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">While scientists cannot always predict exactly when and where such rainstorms will occur, they understand how global warming is making them stronger. As temperatures rise, more water evaporates into the air from the oceans and land. And, for every 1 degree Celsius of global warming, the atmosphere can hold roughly 7 percent more water vapor.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">That means when a rainstorm does eventually form, there is more water that can fall to the ground, sometimes within a very short period. Recent studies <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://sciencebrief.org/uploads/reviews/ScienceBrief_Review_RAINFALL_Jun2021.pdf" title="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">have detected</a> an increase in hourly rainfall extremes in parts of the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">And if the planet keeps getting hotter, the threat of more intense rainfall will grow. Earth has already warmed roughly 1.1 degrees Celsius since preindustrial times, driven by greenhouse gas emissions from the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. Without swift action to reduce those emissions, a <a class="css-1g7m0tk" href="https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/09/climate/climate-change-report-ipcc-un.html" title="">recent report</a> from the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned, the planet could warm twice that amount or more.</p>
<p class="css-iynevi evys1bk0">Cities like New York are often more vulnerable to sudden downpours because so much of their land area is paved over with impervious surfaces like asphalt, which means that runoff is channeled into streets and sewers rather than being absorbed into the landscape.</p>
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Ottawa residents, police brace for protests on Canada Day

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Morning news rewind: Monday, June 27

Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark and the Local Adventure Co. Here’s your morning rewind for the Monday, June 27, edition of Global News Morning Saskatoon.Downtown arena and...