Christians power 2.8 million homes and businesses along the East Coast



According to a tally from Poweroutage.US, the outages were concentrated in the tri-state area: As of Wednesday afternoon, power was out for about 840,000 customers in New Jersey, about 680,000 in New York, and about 710,000 in Connecticut. . In all, the outage stretched from North Carolina to Maine.

According to unofficial reports by the National Weather Service, Isaeus brought a storm-force breeze through Long Island. The weather service said peak wind gusts reached 67 mph in Greenwich, Connecticut, 68 mph in New Jersey and over 75 mph in Suffolk County, New York.

Rhode Island Village. Gina Remondo said her family was among 150,000 state residents who lost power during the storm. He said that Issei caused more outages in the state than superstar Sandy in 2012.

The storm, now a northwest cyclone, moved into southeastern Canada, causing heavy rain and strong winds in the province of Quebec.

There have been 25,205 reports in Quebec, the power company Hydro-Quebec said in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon.

5 killed in the path of storm

Bertie County officials said at least two people died in a mobile home park in Windsor, North Carolina. Twelve people were injured and taken to hospitals.

In St. Mary’s County, southern Maryland, the driver of a car died after a tree fell on the roof of the car. Weather service Least reported Three different tornadoes struck the southern part of the state in the early hours of Tuesday. Two were in St. Mary’s County, while the other was in Calvert County, the service said.
People pass through flood waters on Monday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

In New York, 60-year-old Mario Siles A spokesperson for the New York Police Department said “a 2014 Dodge van was found dead inside with trauma to the head and body.”

In Delaware, an 83-year-old woman was found under a large branch in a pond near her home, Cpl. Jason Hatchell with the Delaware State Police told CNN.

CNN affiliate WBAL reported that in Cecil County, Maryland, Isis took care of a day, prompting a teacher to take 25 students to safety.

“Our parking was flooded,” Brittany Austin told the news station. “So, for me to get the kids to the parents who had to park as soon as they came into the parking lot, I had to work my way through 6 feet of water to get the parents out.”

On Tuesday, many roads were flooded.

Broken Trees and Submerged Roads

As the storm moved into Canada, it left its surrounding areas and sweepers American residents.

CNN affiliate WPVI reported that in Eastwick, Philadelphia, some residents were asked to evacuate their homes, as roads were turned into rivers.

Tanya Andrews said, “I was sitting in my living room and I was telling my husband that they were pouring water from behind.” “It was already in flood. Then the police captain came and asked us to evacuate. My house is full.”

In the northeastern part of the city, the roofs were torn, wires were on the ground and residents told the news station that they had seen powerful winds rippling the trees off the ground.

“Out of a movie, that’s the only way I can explain it,” a resident told the news station.

CNN’s Michael Guy, Eric Levenson and Melissa Alonso contributed to this report.

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