New York flood death toll rises to 44

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Cars are stuck in flood waters in an underpass on Queens Boulevard in New York early on Thursday morning, September 2, 2021. (Photo: NYTimes)
WASHINGTON - The security authorities in New York City announced today, Friday, that the death toll from the floods caused by Hurricane Ida in the New York region has risen to at least 44, as reported by the Jordan News Agency, Petra. This has prompted the city authorities to issue an unprecedented declaration of an emergency.اضافة اعلان

According to the New York Times, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said that at least 23 people died in floods in the state, while 13 people died in New York City, including 11 who could not escape from the basements of buildings, according to police sources.

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