Record Rain Deluge in NYC: Unprecedented rainfall inundates New York City, overwhelming streets and infrastructure. 

Fast-rising floodwaters caught commuters off guard during Friday morning rush hour. 

Historic Rainfall Stats

New York's JFK Airport records nearly 8 inches of rain in a single day, a record since 1948. 

Green Star

Climate Change Impact 

Scientists attribute extreme rainfall to climate change, posing a challenge to outdated flood defenses. 

Green Star

State of Emergency 

NY Governor declares a state of emergency as widespread flooding hits the region. 

Green Star

Rescue Operations 

First responders rescue stranded individuals from cars and flooded basements. 

Green Star

Schools Affected 

Floodwater enters 150 NYC schools, forcing evacuations and challenges for students. 

Transportation Disruptions

Subway, train, and air travel face major disruptions due to flooding. 

Green Star

City's Resilience 

New Yorkers remain resilient as they cope with the aftermath of record-breaking rainfall. 

Green Star

Recovery Efforts 

The city works to restore transportation services and address flood damage.