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The Newest: Storms lash Northeast, leaving not less than 2 useless

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) – The Newest on extreme storms in Connecticut (all instances native):

11 p.m.

Highly effective storms have lashed the Northeast with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving not less than two folks useless and tons of of 1000’s of houses and companies with out energy.

A person was killed in Connecticut Tuesday afternoon when a tree fell on his truck. And in New York, an 11-year-old woman died when a tree toppled onto the automotive she was in.

The storms downed bushes and energy strains throughout the area. Roads in lots of cities have been impassible and a few colleges canceled lessons on Wednesday as a result of injury.

In New York Metropolis, the Metro-North Railroad suspended some service due to downed bushes on the tracks. Footage posted on social media confirmed concourses at Grand Central Terminal jammed with stranded passengers.

In New Jersey, a number of lighting strikes led to construction fires.


10 p.m.

Extreme storms have pounded Connecticut, leaving not less than one particular person useless and greater than 100,000 houses and enterprise with out energy.

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton says a person was killed when a tree fell on his truck Tuesday afternoon. Boughton additionally says an adolescent suffered critical accidents when he was hit by the roof of a dugout on a baseball discipline.

The storms downed bushes and energy strains throughout the state. Greater than 120,000 prospects misplaced energy and roads in lots of cities have been impassible.

The Brookfield Police Division stated on its Fb web page that First Selectman Steve Dunn had “declared a town disaster.” Colleges in Brookfield, Danbury and different cities introduced they’d be closed on Wednesday as a consequence of storm injury.

Bradley Worldwide Airport briefly grounded flights and Metro North briefly suspended some practice service.


5:40 p.m.

Vacationers leaving Bradley Worldwide Airport would possibly want to attend longer for flights.

The airport introduced Tuesday afternoon that for security causes, flight operations have been suspended. Shortly after, the airport stated that flight operations are trying to return to regular, however there are at present a number of delays. The Nationwide Climate Service has issued twister warnings for Hartford, Litchfield, Fairfield, Middlesex, and New Haven counties, calling the storm “dangerous.”

Metro North has suspended service alongside some strains, together with New Haven and Hudson. Downed bushes have been reported in Burlington.

In accordance with Eversource, there are over 13,000 outages reported throughout the state. A extreme thunderstorm warning has been issued for a part of Hartford County.

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