Record rainfall around New York City that flooded roads on Sunday could cause delays for commuters Monday morning. John F. Kennedy International Airport reported 7.72 inches Sunday night — the most ever recorded there in a single day. The driving rain broke the previous record of 6.3 inches, set in 1983, the National Weather Service said. The highest total regionally was recorded at Lido Beach in Nassau County — 10.
In a sweeping deluge ordinary expected from the aftermath of a hurricane, New York City was positively soaked in nearly 8 inches of rain Sunday. The amount of rain was the most to ever fall in a single day in the last 116 years! The... Read Post
Firefighters had to race to rescue two construction workers on Staten Island, who became trapped in a fast-filling hotel elevator during a record downpour in New York. The men, who had been using the elevator while converting the St... Read Post