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Millions of American homes without electricity after Hurricane Henry

Millions of American homes without electricity after Hurricane Henry

The hurricane made landfall off the US state of Rhode Island, but Henry’s effects were also felt in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire. Dutch people in New York told RTL Nieuws yesterday how they feel Bracelet for the arrival of the storm.

Flooded streets

A hurricane was expected, but as Henry approached the U.S. coast it weakened to a tropical storm. However, as a result of the storm, at least 140,000 families were without electricity.

In New York, about 5 centimeters of water fell in an hour in Central Park The New York Times. The region has never had so much rain in such a short time. Motorists were stranded as roads were flooded.

Severe storms do not travel frequently to this northern part of the United States. The area was last hit by Hurricane 1985.

Then the power grid on Long Island was destroyed, and it took weeks to re-arrange the power. Before Henry arrived the local grid operator warned of electrical problems.

Emergency

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigns tomorrow After allegations of sexual misconduct, A state of emergency was declared in the state on its final day.

US President Joe Biden has called on residents to be vigilant. In addition to heavy rain, there is a risk of winds of up to 110 kilometers per hour.

Chaos in Tennessee

Meanwhile, in other parts of the United States, in the state of Tennessee, at least 22 people died yesterday in floods after heavy rains. The army has been dispatched

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