Heavy rains, lightning, and wind pummeled the Northeast early Monday morning, leading to flash flood warnings throughout New York Metropolis, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. — making for one tremendous depressing Boston Marathon. The rain is predicted to finish in a while Tuesday, because the storm system makes its means into Canada, however not earlier than dumping lake impact snow on elements of the Northeast and the Nice Lakes.
For New Yorkers on Monday morning, the climate made for an exceptionally depressing begin to the work week, particularly for individuals who depend on public transportation. Water poured down stairs into subway stations. It flooded tracks and platforms. It triggered waterfalls over the facet of the trains, drenching commuters as they exited. It even got here down from within the automobiles.
As one particular person maybe finest summed up the mayhem, THR journalist Jeremy Barr, “Good morning and welcome to hell.”
New Yorkers are a scrappy bunch nevertheless, so whereas a few of us would have hid below the covers and referred to as the day a wash — pun meant — folks braved the commute as finest they may. But additionally being New Yorkers they made positive to doc the flooding by complaining and posting video to social media, as you may see beneath.
Fortunately, the prolonged forecast is looking for a lot drier, spring-like climate.
(Through Buzzfeed, ABC Information)
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