The remnants of Hurricane Ida tore through the US Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday.
At least 46 people were killed, with some people trapped in their basements by floodwater.
New York and New Jersey declared states of emergency.
The death toll rose to at least 46 on Friday, according to the Associated Press
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy confirmed at least 23 deaths due to Ida in his state alone, according to the AP.
There were also 13 reported deaths in New York City, three in Westchester County, five in Pennsylvania, one in Maryland, and one in Connecticut, the AP reported.
An Insider reporter captured photos showing the extreme flooding in Philiadelphia, Pennsylvania
Insider senior reporter Charles Davis captured images of parts of Philadelphia that were overrun by storm water and flooding.
Davis reported that the flooding on the major highway was at least 10 feet high in Philadelphia.
Video footage captured the flooding in New York and New Jersey
Video showed delivery drivers wading through waist-high flooded streets during Storm Ida
Videos of delivery drivers braving flooded city streets surfaced on social media on Wednesday night as New York and New Jersey suffered record-breaking flooding from Hurricane Ida.
While residents were warned to seek shelter and avoid the hazardous weather conditions, several delivery drivers appeared to have received different directions.
A video showed a delivery man, believed by social-media users to be from Grubhub, riding through the streets of Brooklyn.
Newark first responders rescued nearly 500 people from floodwaters
Newark first responders rescued 485 people who were trapped by rising floodwaters as storms from Ida devastated the area, city officials said.
Firefighters helped rescue 215 passengers who got stuck on a New Jersey Transit train that lost power near Newark Airport at 2:50 a.m., officials said.
Newark's Department of Public safety said roughly 24,000 residents lost power at the height of the storm.
Shocking photos show the flooding and damage across the Northeast
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, Sen. Chuck Schumer, and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke about the damage Thursday morning
After remnants of Hurricane Ida barreled through New York on Wednesday night, Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke on the devastating flooding in the state.
"I don't want this to happen again," she said on Thursday. "This is the first time we have a flash flood of this proportion in the city of New York."
She spoke of the record-breaking flood levels seen across New York City, specifically in Central Park.
"We need to foresee [these events] in advance and be prepared," she said.
Rescuers were seen plucking people off roofs near Philadelphia as the Schuylkill River hit record flood levels
Rescuers were seen in a video plucking people off a roof in a town just north of Philadelphia on Thursday after the Schuylkill River flooded, as the remnants of Hurricane Ida left a trail of damage across the Northeast.
A rescue boat arrived at a house surrounded by feet of murky water and saved two people from off the roof, footage from NBC10 Philadelphia showed.
Flooding levels for the Schuylkill River broke records, according to the National Weather Service, with water reaching a height of 26.85 feet at its peak.
Five people were killed in floodwaters at a New Jersey apartment complex
Five people were found dead in a flooded Elizabeth, New Jersey, apartment complex on Thursday, city officials told Insider.
The residents died as a result of flooding in the aftermath of storms caused by Hurricane Ida's remnants on Wednesday night, public information officer Kelly Martins said.
Oakwood Plaza is located across the street from the Elizabeth Fire Department, which was hit with eight feet of flooding from the storms, Martins added.
She believed the apartment complex saw similar levels of flooding.
Dozens of flights in and out of Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey were canceled in the aftermath of Ida Thursday morning
According to FlightAware.com, 190 flights leaving Newark and 182 flights bound for Newark were canceled Thursday morning. The most impacted airline was United Airlines, which had 224 canceled flights, according to FlightAware.
The airport grounded flights on Wednesday, but had resumed limited flights Thursday morning, according to News 12 The Bronx.
Footage posted to social media showed flooding in the terminals.
The NYC subway system was largely suspended due to heavy rainfall
The Metropolitan Transit Authority told New Yorkers on Thursday to "avoid all unnecessary travel at this time," according to the update.
The update came after social media videos showed water pouring into subway stations, turning staircases into waterfalls, water showering down from the ceiling, and flooding hallways.
Video showed homes ripped apart in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, after a tornado
At least nine homes in Mullica Hill, in Harrison Township, New Jersey, sustained damage in the tornado, according to NBC 10 Philadelphia.
One resident told the outlet that he watched as his neighbor's home was torn apart.
"I heard the rumble and I seen stuff flying and I told my wife and kids to get in the basement," he said. "And I looked out the window and I seen their house going. First thing I did was run over to their house to make sure they were alright."
Harrison Township Mayor Louis Manzo told the Courier-Post late Wednesday that there had been no fatalities. Two people were in the hospital with injuries, the Courier-Post reported, according to a Gloucester County statement.
A 70-year-old man in Passaic, New Jersey, died after his vehicle was swept away in floodwaters
"His family was rescued, they were all in the same car. Unfortunately, the car was overtaken by the waters, and the firefighters who were being dragged down under the vehicle were unable to get him out," Passaic Mayor Hector Lora told CBS New York.
At least 7 people were injured after a roof caved in at a US Postal facility in Kearny, New Jersey
A video of the scene showed emergency vehicles swarming the area.
The US Postal Service did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider.
Footage from New Jersey showed a tornado barreling its way through the suburbs
Videos captured rushing water quickly filling homes in New York City
New York implemented a travel ban for all non-emergency vehicles on Wednesday
New York City officials implemented a travel ban on all roads and highways for all non-emergency vehicles until 5 a.m. on Thursday.
But videos shared on Twitter showed subway stations flooded with rushing water.
A video showed cars submerged after a whole block in Brooklyn flooded
Cars were seen floating in floodwater that filled a street in Queens
Stunning video showed passengers standing on seats as a NYC bus filled with knee-high water
Officials declared a state of emergency in New York and New Jersey
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency in New York City late Wednesday night as heavy rains pummeled the city with flash flooding.
"We're enduring an historic weather event tonight with record breaking rain across the city, brutal flooding and dangerous conditions on our roads," he said in a tweet. "If you're thinking of going outside, don't. Stay off the subways. Stay off the roads. Don't drive into these heavy waters."
He also said that 5,300 homes had lost power.
Gov. Kathy Hochul also declared a state of emergency, advising people to "please stay off the roads and avoid all unnecessary travel."
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy also declared a state of emergency due to widespread flooding and storm damage throughout the state.
Trenton, New Jersey, has also designated a wide swath of the city an evacuation zone and has urged citizens to leave and find shelter elsewhere by 8am Thursday.
Hurricane Ida remnants brought rare tornadoes to Maryland and New Jersey, and flash floods to New York
The remnants of Hurricane Ida brought heavy rains, flash flooding, severe thunderstorm warnings, and tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast on Wednesday.
Multiple tornadoes touched down in Maryland and New Jersey, causing damage to buildings, trees, and wires. Tornado warnings were also issued for parts of Pennsylvania and Delaware.
The National Weather Service issued thunderstorm and flash floods warnings for New York, saying it was the first time it had ever done so for New York City.
Photos and video shared online showed people wading through knee-deep water and cars on the street submerged.
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