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A week after Ida, Another Storm Heading to the East Coast

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According to, another storm will pass through the Northeast coast and bring heavy rain causing flash floods in the region which is currently struggling to recover from Ida. Ida brought the death toll of more than 50, and the rescue mission, recovery, and clean works are still ongoing in Louisiana, New York, and New Jersey.

A major highway in Philadelphia was filled with water and homes collapsed in New Jersey due to heavy rainfall. Subway stations overflowed in New York. Apartment complexes collapsed in Maryland and stranded residents.

This storm will stop by Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., then all the way to Montreal, and Quebec, Canada. On its way, this storm will visit Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey. Maybe the entirety of Vermont could encounter severe weather. More than 65 million are likely to experience this severe weather by the end of Wednesday night. This storm already brought multiple strong thunderstorms and tornadoes on Tuesday in the Great Lakes region.

The Accuweather forecast says there is not only a risk of flash flooding but also hail with damaging winds from this storm up to 75 mph. At this point, there has been more than the average rainfall in regions near New York (300%), Boston, and Washington, D.C. (200%) area from Ida and other storms already.

A severe weather warning has been issued in Northern Virginia, and the storm will pass around 11 PM and for safety, the residents who are affected should hunker down at home and watch for the weather conditions. After this storm is gone, we may have the autumn temperatures and conditions.


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