Rescue workers resumed their search for two friends whose cars were flooded as residents and businesses throughout New Jersey continued to spend their holiday weekends to clean up the damage from last week’s storm.
Nidhi Rana (18 years old) and Ayush Rana (21 years old) were last seen on Wednesday night when cars began to float towards where the water flowed underground towards the Passaic River. Passaic Mayor Hector Lola said in a Sunday text that more than a dozen search vessels were involved with the help of state police aviation forces.
Governor Phil Murphy, who said the death toll in Garden had reached 27 on Saturday night, said at least four remained missing after he called it a “historic” storm. .. More “because I need it”
“It rained in a few hours in many communities, comparable to what it normally rains in a month or two,” Murphy told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday. We will face, more frequency and more intensity. “
Hurricane Ida wreckage killed at least 50 people in six eastern states after a historic rain on Wednesday, a deadly flood and a sudden rainwater.
According to the White House, President Joe Biden will be in New Jersey and New York City on Tuesday to investigate the damage caused by the storm.
According to officials, one of the victims of New Jersey, who died the day after the storm, was electrocuted when trying to connect a generator. Bloomfield’s Aventine Hill, 58, was found by police officers next to the Ampia Parkway home around 11:30 pm Thursday, Bloomfield police told NJ.com.
According to his obituary, Soares was a founding member of a non-profit organization trying to restore the church in his country of birth, Portugal. He came to the United States in 1986 and lived in Newark before settling in Bloomfield in 1997. He survived by his 41-year-old wife, three children and a few grandchildren, his obituary said.
In Connecticut, friends and colleagues remembered the state police sergeant. Brian Mole is a compassionate and generous person who acted as the father of a young soldier and enjoyed his son’s achievements on the football field.
The Mole cruiser was swept near the Pomperaag River in Woodbury around 3:30 am on Thursday. The dive team first found an empty car and then the body of the mall further down the river.
“If they need a place to stay, he will take the man,” said State Police Sergeant. Corey Craft told Hartford Courant. “He was a behind-the-scenes man with a golden heart. The world has lost a good man.”
The awakening of the mall is scheduled for September 8th at the Xfinity Theater in Hartford, where his funeral will take place the next day.
One of the schools in New Jersey that was damaged by the floods is likely to remain closed for the rest of the calendar year, officials told NJ Advance Media on NJ.com.
Director Michael Burke said Cresskill Middle School / High School in Bergen County, which houses about 1,000 students, “is unlikely to be ready until 2022 at the earliest.”
He said the district had permission from state education authorities to conduct virtual classes when the school year began on Wednesday. Authorities are looking for an off-campus location to act as a classroom and hope to learn directly about “at least some grades” by November, he said.