An 11-year-old girl was killed on Tuesday afternoon when strong winds caused a tree to fall on a parked vehicle in Newburgh, New York, the Daily Freeman newspaper in Kingston, N.Y., reported.
In Connecticut, a man was killed when a tree fell on his truck.
Schools in Brookfield, Danbury and other towns announced they would be closed on Wednesday due to storm damage.
Utilities are working to restore power to almost 360,000 people in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and CT.
The severe threat is over for now, but a risk of flooding remains.
Airlines canceled and delayed flights in and out of the region.
Tuesday's storm brought down power lines, and at one point all four counties were under a tornado watch.Читайте также: New Pokemon Web Domains Registered, Teasing Imminent Reveal
At least five people, including an 11-year-old girl, were killed by falling trees from severe weather in the Northeast on Tuesday, and more rain is headed to the region today.
In New York City, where skies quickly turned ominous, thousands of commuters were stranded in Grand Central Terminal after rail lines were temporarily suspended due to downed trees on the tracks.
In New York, the line of storms pushed through Tuesday afternoon causing havoc right at rush hour.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency in several counties in southeast New York and deployed members of the New York National Guard to assist with the recovery.
Earlier in the day, upstate NY pounded by thunderstorms and baseball-size hail.
Much of the ferocity of the storms had dissipated by 10:30 p.m. ET but flash flood warnings were still in effect for eastern Maryland, Delaware, and southern New Jersey, where rain continued to be heavy, said Frank Pereira, a meteorologist with the NWS.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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