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Hurricane ‘Aida’ swallowed up in New York… “Niagara Falls Level”

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Hurricane Ida hit the eastern United States. At least 46 people died as the damage increased.

Correspondent Hong Hee-jung.

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The car floats on water.

The village was submerged.

Water poured deep into the house.

All the furniture was also wet.

New York City was swept away by Hurricane Ida.

[뉴욕시 피해 주민 : 끔찍합니다. 고작 5~10분이에요. 집 전체가 물에 잠기는 데 5~10분밖에 걸리지 않아요.]

Water pours into the subway station.

The walls of the New York City subway collapsed in the flood and the water flowed like a waterfall.

46 New York City subways were flooded.

Passengers who could not evacuate spent the night at the station.

[캐시 호컬/뉴욕주지사 : 하늘이 열리고 나이아가라폭포 수준의 물이 뉴욕 거리로 쏟아졌습니다.]

Tornadoes have also occurred in some areas of New Jersey.

At least 46 people have died in four eastern states, including New York and New Jersey.

In some cases, accidents occurred because they could not evacuate from a house full of water or because the car door was not open due to the water.

[아미르타 바그완딘/희생자 가족 : 아들과 여동생을 잃었어요. 아직도 받아들이기 어려워요.]

In Queens, New York City, low-income residents living in illegally converted underground buildings were killed.

At least 10 people were killed, including a two-year-old child, parents and an 80-year-old grandmother.

[샘수일 초우드후리/희생자 이웃 주민 : 그들은 지하에 살았기 때문에 물이 더 많이 차올랐을 거예요. 그 가족은 숨졌어요.]

About 200,000 homes lost electricity.

New York and New Jersey have declared states of emergency.

(Screen source: Twitter ‘TheBelaaz’)

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