September 27, 2021

New Jersey also reports 2 Ida related deaths

Two more deaths have been added to Hurricane Ida in New Jersey, with the confirmed total number of Garden State affected by the storm being 27, Governor Bill Murphy announced Saturday.

“I am deeply saddened to report two additional deaths out of the total number of 27 New Jerseys killed by this storm,” Murphy said. Said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with each family and community for the loved one.”

Remnants of Ida The disaster brought flooding And several hurricanes to New Jersey. The tail end of the deadly storm struck northeast, killing at least 48 people across the region.

The White House announced President Biden on Saturday Will be touring in storm-ravaged neighborhoods Thirteen deaths were reported in Queens on Tuesday. Biden will make a second stop in Manville, New Jersey.

On September 2, 2021, a person in a New Jersey home sorted the debris destroyed by the hurricane.
Photo by BRANDEN EASTWOOD / AFP vi

In Garden State, several hurricanes tore through neighboring homes and destroyed homes, while heavy rains swept through homes, hitting cars and flooding rivers.

The damage in Manville included a banquet hall Equalized by an explosion Meanwhile the flood overflowed.