Heavy rains and damaging winds are to be brought to the Upper East Coast

Heavy rains and strong wind are expected to hit to the coastal areas on the Northeast region on Monday which will brought flooding at many spots. As per the reports, the weather prompted a cruise ship heading to Florida and the Bahamas to dock in Boston.

According to the reports released by CBS News senior weather and climate producer David Parkinson, wind will hit the coast with 60mph range and to the Northeast with 30-50 mph range. He also said that, this wind will probably delay some flights.

He also warned for the coastal flood threat. He informed that in Narraganset Bay near Providence, Rhode Island, the water level will be within three-tenths of a foot of its highest point ever and it is predicted to be happen in the afternoon time.

He also predicted moderate to major flooding along the Long Island Sound, Great South Bay and other coastal.

As per the reports released by the National Weather Services, the storm system that developed in the Gulf of Mexico and lashed parts of Florida on Saturday and Sunday as it tracked up the coast will cause a deluge of moderate or heavy rain to states farther north. They also predicted heavy rains and flood in many parts of New York.

That’s why, citizens of New York have been warned to be prepare for the oncoming storm with flooding and powerful winds to the area until around midday on Monday.

According to the Poweroutage.us, as of 7:15 a.m. on Monday, approximately 200,000 homes and businesses were without power in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

In some regions, like the Great Lakes, the Appalachias and areas at higher elevations, the rain might turn into snow as per the reports released by The Weather Channel.

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