8 dead after flooding overwhelms NYC and New Jersey; states of emergency declared The death toll from the remnants of Hurricane Ida's blast through the Northeast rose to 8 on Thursday; New York City was overwhelmed by water. Flood-hit NY and New Jersey declare emergencies as six reported deadNew York City mayor, Bill de Blasio tweeted: ‘If you’re thinking of going outside, don’t. Stay off the subways. Stay off the roads. Don’t drive into these heavy waters’ Storm Ida: Death toll climbs to 41 across four US north-east statesPresident Biden calls for "historic investment" to tackle the climate crisis as the US reels from the storm. Your Friday BriefingA lethal storm in the northeastern U.S. NY, NJ officials vow to improve extreme weather resilience as Ida death toll rises to 46Officials in New York and New Jersey said on Friday that improvements to infrastructure were needed to deal with extreme weather events afterflash flooding from Hurricane Ida caught the U.S. Northeast off guard, killingat least 46 people. Tail end of Hurricane Ida kills at least 45 in catastrophic floodingThe remains of Hurricane Ida created a deadly emergency in New York and the northeastern United States yesterday, drowning people in their homes, trapping commu Dozens dead as Hurricane Ida triggers flash floods in New York areaFlash flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida killed at least 41 people in the New York area overnight into Thursday, including several who perished in their basements during the "historic"… 43 Die as Deadliest Storm Since Sandy Devastates the NortheastA huge volume of rain overwhelmed the region’s infrastructure, showing the lethal impact of climate change.