Clean-up under way after deadly storms pound north-east United States

Severe thunderstorms expected Tuesday afternoon

At least two people were killed after a powerful storm that passed through North-Eastern United States. The young girl was killed when a tree crushed a vehicle she was sitting in on Robinson Avenue near the border of New Windsor, New York. Her mother was still alive.

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton says a man was killed in the city Tuesday when a tree fell on the truck he had taken refuge in to escape the storm.

Hours after the storms knocked down power lines and trees across the region, some 360,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were without power, tracking service PowerOutage.us said.

The Governor of NY Andrew Cuomo (Andrew Cuomo) has declared a state of emergency in the counties of Putnam, Sullivan and Dutchess County now. Lightning strikes and fallen electrical wires led to fires in New Jersey.

Schools canceled classes or delayed opening on Wednesday.

Facebook closes 583 million fake accounts
In the first quarter, Facebook disabled about 583 million fake accounts and removed 837 million pieces of spam, the report said . Facebook took down 837 million pieces of spam in Q1 2018, almost 100% of which it found and flagged before anyone reported it.


Microsoft Goes Back to the Drawing Board with the Surface Hub 2
It comes with 4K cameras, integrated speakers, and far-field mic arrays for a premium video conferencing experience, too. Some companies will be able to try the Surface Hub 2 this year, but it won't be more widely available until next year.


Top minister: Israel should eradicate any trace of Iranian entrenchment in Syria
It is growingly hard for Iran to refrain from counterstriking Israel from Syria not to look as if it has given in. But for now, Iran's grand vision of an overland corridor to fight Israel has been dealt a formidable blow.


At Grand Central Station in NY, line service for Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven were suspended due to the storms, the station's Twitter feed said. Concourses were packed with passengers waiting for service to resume. The line will reopen on Thursday, officials told news outlets.

In New York, the line of storms pushed through Tuesday afternoon causing havoc right at rush hour.

And more heavy rainfalls are headed for the Northeast, with moisture this morning stretching from Florida into the mid-Atlantic.

Rain is expected to continue for the next couple of days over much of the areas that experienced strong winds and rain on Tuesday, but the threat of severe weather has diminished, Pereira said.

Related News:

  • HTC announces a new blockchain-powered Android phone

    HTC announces a new blockchain-powered Android phone

    Key members of the HTC Exodus team include Sean Moss-Pultz, Edith Yeung, Chris McCann, Elizabeth Stark, and Dominic Williams. The page has also added a "Reserve Now" button for any potential buyers who want to buy a blockchain-based smartphone.
    How to Watch Lightning vs. Capitals Game 3

    How to Watch Lightning vs. Capitals Game 3

    Brett Connolly tried to get Washington back in the mix with a goal later in the period, but the momentum didn't last long. And it's not Jon Cooper going in with a 2-on-1 - it's Kuznetsov and Ovechkin, so there's a big difference there.
    Christie Brinkley Spotted With Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Michael Avenatti

    Christie Brinkley Spotted With Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Michael Avenatti

    Her case, recently removed to Los Angeles federal court, has been stayed pending the criminal probe of Cohen. This weekend he was spotted in the Hamptons cozying up to another famous blonde, Christie Brinkley .
  • Apple seeks $1 billion from Samsung at retrial for patent violations

    Apple seeks $1 billion from Samsung at retrial for patent violations

    Samsung is asking the jury to determine how much each of these discrete elements is worth and then assess damages accordingly. It argues that customers were not only buying its handsets because of the design, but also due to their "functionality".
    Vodafone falls 3% on CEO resignation

    Vodafone falls 3% on CEO resignation

    The announcement came as Vodafone reported an impressive set of results, including major organic growth, for the fourth quarter. Vodafone said it was close to gaining regulatory approval for the planned merger of its Indian operations with Idea Cellular.
    Gina Haspel criticizes

    Gina Haspel criticizes "enhanced interrogation" in letter to Mark Warner

    Haspel said she would "refuse to undertake any proposed activity that is contrary to my moral and ethical values". The Democratic support gives Haspel's contentious nomination some much-needed breathing room.
  • Wildlife Officials Kill Bear That Attacked 5-Year-Old Girl

    Wildlife Officials Kill Bear That Attacked 5-Year-Old Girl

    The attack took place in East Orchard Mesa, a small community near the Colorado River and about 250 miles (400 km) west of Denver. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are trying to find the bear with the help of federal wildlife services personnel.
    Conte urges lacklustre Chelsea to improve for FA Cup final

    Conte urges lacklustre Chelsea to improve for FA Cup final

    There will be one last challenge for the team this year as they look to win the FA Cup against Manchester United on Saturday. Prior to the Huddersfield game [a 1-1 draw in midweek] we were in good form but that's not an excuse.
    Bennett shines on big stage at the Giro

    Bennett shines on big stage at the Giro

    Bennett is the first Irish victor of a Giro d'Italia stage since Stephen Roche in 1987. Bennett is the first Irishman to win a stage of the Giro since Stephen Roche in 1987.
  • Ash clouds from Kilauea volcano prompt red alert on Hawaii's Big Island

    Ash clouds from Kilauea volcano prompt red alert on Hawaii's Big Island

    The plant brings steam and hot liquid up through underground wells and the steam feeds a turbine generator to produce electricity. Authorities on Tuesday announced the 20 fissure had opened in the Lanipuna Gardens subdivision adjacent to Leilani Estates.
    Anwar hails 'new dawn for Malaysia' following release from prison

    Anwar hails 'new dawn for Malaysia' following release from prison

    Mahathir also said that Anwar will be released from jail on Wednesday after the pardons board meets at 11 a.m. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.
    China's 1st domestically built aircraft carrier starts sea trials

    China's 1st domestically built aircraft carrier starts sea trials

    The ship's chief engineering commander, Hu Wenming, told the broadcaster the carrier was smaller than USA carriers' Nimitz class. Local media say the Chinese-built carrier may be handed over to the military as early as in the latter half of this year.


Most liked

Dust storm in capital claims one life, several injured
Thunderstorms, dust storms, rainfall during summers have been a normal phenomenon in northern India."But not of this severity". The police received almost 60 calls related to fallen trees, electricity polls and wall collapses across the region.

Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Para Bellum Alibi Trailer
To play on PS4 , head to the PlayStation Store, find the Rainbow Six Siege product page , and download it there. Her father managed a small ordnance manufacturer, using his contacts to open up exports.

Scotland parliament rejects Brexit legislation; potential for constitutional clash with London
The U.K. can disregard the vote, but it would be the first time London asserts its dominance over the regional parliament. MSP Ash Denham said that if Ms May's government valued devolution they would remove clause 11 from the Bill.

Do you hear Yanny or Laurel?
YouTube channel Nerd It Up dissected the recording as well, concluding that which word you hear depends on the pitch of the recording.

US vows to make North Korea rich if it gives up nukes
Pompeo said, adding that those investments are wholly contingent on the North Koeans granting "what it is the president has demanded".

DFB: Mesut Ozil, Ilkay Gundogan 'Exploited' by Meeting with Turkey's President
That's why it's not good that our worldwide players let themselves be manipulated for his electoral campaign. Something that is legitimate for them can not be illegitimate for us.

Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder
He and other officers approached Christopher Wolfe, 21, who died of a gunshot wound after barricading himself inside an apartment. If you would like to help THPD's fundraiser, you can purchase a bracelet at the Terre Haute Police Department's records room.

Girl found stabbed in burning house; younger child missing
An Amber Alert says Ahmad may be driving a black Lexus RX300 SUV with paper tags, a 2011 Ford Escape or a navy blue Ford sedan. Police said it was unclear where Ahmad may be headed but that she had lived in Tennessee and Texas in the past.

Allahabad Bank may show CEO the door
Rs 7579 crore in gross NPA addition was due to the Nirav Modi fraud; Rs 10,237 crore was due to RBI's new stressed asset circular. After initially disputing its liability, PNB paid seven banks Rs6,500 crore towards these letters of understanding (LoUs).

Tiger Woods on Players rally: This weekend was more like it
He was in third place, nine shots behind, and figured all he could do last Sunday was go as low as he could and see where it led. This is in part because golf is struggling to sell its new stars who are no longer afraid to take on Woods and his mystique.

Police probe whether Autopilot feature was on in Tesla crash
It was unknown at the time of the accident whether the driver was operating on the Autopilot feature. The driver of the fire truck was evaluated for whiplash but was not checked into the hospital.

Taiwan seeks 'correction' after Air Canada lists Taipei as part of China
It also apologised for "this unintentional mistake and is now conducting internal investigations to quickly rectify this mistake". In the statement sent to the Global Times , Gap said the T-shirt has been pulled off shelves in the Chinese market and destroyed.

Pakistan declare first innings on 310-9 in only Test against Ireland
Amir promptly left the field at the end of that over, seemingly in some discomfort rather than out of pique. And when he had last man Tim Murtagh caught at short leg, Ireland were 31 runs shy of the follow-on.

UFC 224 Start time Preview at Brazil
Prior to the start of the fifth, Pennington told her corner she was "done", but she still went out to try and finish the contest. Nunes made an impression right out of the gate with a leg kick that dropped Pennington and set up the rest of her offense.

Catalan parliament fails to elect regional president
After a long career with the Swiss insurance firm Winterthur, Torra used a severance package to set up a publishing house in 2008. Puigdemont is now in Germany after being detained there in March on a European arrest warrant against him issued by Spain.