Most of the houses and apartments are de-energized in the state of Rhode Island.
More than 97 thousand homes were left without electricity on Sunday after tropical storm Henri hit the eastern United States. The data of the portal poweroutage.us evidence this.
According to him, most of the houses and apartments – 69.9 thousand – were left without electricity in the state of Rhode Island, which was the first in the path of the storm; the maximum wind speed there is about 27 m/s. In the neighboring state of Connecticut, 27.4 thousand homes were de-energized.
As reported by NBC, major bridges in the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island are closed to road traffic. Many roads in the state are impossible to drive due to water flows.
In some areas of New Jersey, about 20 cm of precipitation fell in less than a day. In the city of Jamesburg, several central streets were flooded, cars almost completely went underwater. The amount of precipitation in Central Park and the airport named after him. John F. Kennedy (New York State) reached record values. The authorities are sending electronic notifications to residents of areas that are threatened by flooding.