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Cleaning Up After Ida Flooded Parts Of The Northeast

Cars sit abandoned on the flooded Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx following a night of heavy wind and rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida  on Sept. 02, 2021 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Cars sit abandoned on the flooded Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx following a night of heavy wind and rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 02, 2021 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley and Scott Tong check in on the damage caused by Ida as it moved north. The storm dumped many inches of rain on Philadelphia and New York City, causing flooding and at least 45 deaths.

WHYY’s P. Kenneth Burns and WNYC’s Jen Chung join us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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