Sep 2, 2021 - Science

In photos: Ida's impact across the U.S.

Cars sit sunken at Highway 440 after a flash flood in Bayonne City of New Jersey, United States on September 1,
Flash flooding in Bayonne City, New Jersey, on Sept. 1. Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The remnants of Hurricane Ida combined with other storm systems to lash the Northeastern U.S. with heavy rains overnight. It left at least one person dead and triggered the first-ever flash flood emergency declaration for New York City.

The big picture: As widespread power outages hit the Northeast, nearly 1 million people in Louisiana still had no electricity — four days after Ida made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in the state.

Rainfall from Hurricane Ida flood the basement of a Kennedy Fried Chicken fast food restaurant on September 1, 2021, in the Bronx borough of New York City.
Rain floods the basement of a fast-food restaurant in the Bronx borough of New York City on Sept. 1. Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images
Comcast utility workers survey the damage from a tornado on West Street in Annapolis, Maryland on September 1
Utility workers survey the damage from a tornado in Annapolis, Maryland, on Sept. 1. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
 A man and young girl make their way through the flooded Main street in Pittston, flash flooding throughout the area has closed many streets.
A man and young girl make their way through the flooded main street in Pittston, Pennsylvania, after flash flooding throughout the area closed many streets. Photo: Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
The empty Louis Armstrong Stadium in New York is under water due to heavy rains on Sept. 1
The empty Louis Armstrong Stadium in New York City is soaked by heavy rains. Photo: Benno Schwinghammer/Picture Alliance via Getty Images
 A mailbox is seen in floodwater on September 1, 2021 in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana.
A flooded street in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, on Sept. 1. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images
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