Hurricane Elsa in the USA: Life came to a standstill in New York Hurricane Elsa, named the first tropical hurricane of 2021 by the US National Hurricane Center, caused flooding and flooding in New York. Life in the city came to a standstill as the Manhattan subway flooded.
Tropical Storm Elsa continues to affect the United States. Heavy rain, which was effective in New York, brought flooding with it.
Life came to a standstill as highways, streets, underpasses and subway stations were submerged. In the Manhattan subway, the water level reached the waist of the passengers.
One passenger found the solution by wearing a garbage bag. While the water flowing from the ceilings of the stations throughout the city did not allow passengers to pass, the authorities warned “do not enter the stations”.
Severe storms in the state of New Jersey toppled trees and power lines. In the images reflected on the security camera of a house, it was seen that the storm hurled the objects around. It was reflected on the camera that it was also raining in some parts of the state.
Tropical Hurricane Elsa has killed at least one person in the US state of Florida. Authorities announced that one person died in Jacksonville, Florida.
The hurricane also struck a trailer park near the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in the state of Georgia. 10 people injured in the park were hospitalized, some buildings in the area were damaged.
The National Weather Service noted that Elsa’s wind speed was measured at 80 kilometers per hour. On the route Elsa progressed, there were power cuts in 35 thousand houses and workplaces.
It is estimated that Elsa will affect Carolina and Virginia, respectively, after Georgia, and will leave the country from the northeast of the USA by Friday.