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NYC subways flooded again
Posted by blue streak 1 on Friday, September 29, 2023 9:25 PM

Apparently many lines and some stations flooded with up to 7 inches of rain that happened and were forecast.  Were any of these locations the same that "SANDY" flooded?  If so what lessons were forgotten?

MNRR also had to short turn some trains

State of emergency declared in New York as flooding inundates NYC (msn.com)

EDIT. Especially wondering aot South Ferry  Trains 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, service adjustments.

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Posted by Erik_Mag on Friday, September 29, 2023 10:03 PM

IIRC, one significant difference from the Sandy flooding is that the flooding is caused solely by rainfall, while Sandy also had flooding due to a combination of high tide and storm surge with nasty effects of salt water.

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Saturday, September 30, 2023 3:36 PM
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Posted by zugmann on Saturday, September 30, 2023 3:45 PM

blue streak 1
complaints sstill coming in.

People yelling at the rain?  They need to grow up. 

  

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Posted by BaltACD on Saturday, September 30, 2023 10:02 PM

zugmann
 
blue streak 1
complaints sstill coming in. 

People yelling at the rain?  They need to grow up. 

The ground in New York isn't made of mostly sand like it is in Florida.

Never too old to have a happy childhood!

              

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Posted by CMStPnP on Monday, October 2, 2023 10:59 PM

This is why basement apartments are so cheap in New York City.   They fill up with water when it rains heavy.   Not a safe place to have a bedroom from what I heard on the news as several folks have drowned in those apartments when the flood hits at night when they are asleep and they don't have time to evaculate.

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Posted by zugmann on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 8:44 AM

CMStPnP
This is why basement apartments are so cheap in New York City. 

Using the word "cheap" loosely there, bud. 

  

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