Hurricane Ida: 48 dead in 5 states after storm's remnants bring flooding, tornados to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

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Police drew up lists of the missing as the death toll rose to 49 in the flooding set off across the Northeast by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
EMBED >More News Videos Remnants of Ida brought torrential flooding to New York City Wednesday night and sent water gushing into multiple Manhattan subway stations.

EMBED >More News Videos Daylight shows the devastation caused by a tornado in Mullica Hill, New Jersey.

EMBED >More News Videos "There's a lot of hurt right now in New Jersey": Gov. Phil Murphy responds to the damage caused by Ida's flooding and tornados.

NEW YORK -- Police went door to door in search of more possible victims and drew up lists of the missing as the death toll rose to 49 on Friday in the catastrophic flooding set off across the Northeast by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.The disaster underscored with heartbreaking clarity how vulnerable the U.S. is to the extreme weather that climate change is bringing.More than three days after the hurricane blew ashore in Louisiana, the storm's rainy remains hit the Northeast with surprising fury on Wednesday and Thursday, submerging cars, swamping subway stations and basement apartments and drowning scores of people in five states.It overwhelmed urban drainage systems never meant to handle so much rain in such a short time -- 3 inches in just an hour in New York.Commuter train service north of New York City remained suspended or severely curtailed. In the Hudson Valley, train tracks were covered in several feet of mud. New York's subways were…
By The Associated Press
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