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Biden calls emergency in New York over heavy rain, floods – Metro US

Biden calls emergency in New York over heavy rain, floods

Remnanents of Ida are seen in New York
Remnanents of Ida are seen in New York

(Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden declared an emergency in New York state, ordering federal aid to help regional responders tackle devastation left by a fading Hurricane Ida, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.

Flash flooding killed at least 44 people in four northeastern states including New York as hurricane remnants unleashed torrential rains.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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