/A look at the deaths, destruction left in Isaias wake

A look at the deaths, destruction left in Isaias wake


At least nine deaths were linked to the storm.

Tropical Storm Isaias raced up the East Coast, delivering torrential rain and ferocious winds, and, according to The Associated Press, killing at least nine people.

Among the deaths was a man in New York City — a downed tree crushed his car, New York ABC station WABC reported.

Two people died in North Carolina when a tornado hit a mobile home park, the AP said.

Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane late Monday before charging up the East Coast on Tuesday.

At least 3 million customers lost power from North Carolina up to Maine.

Wind gusts from Isaias reached 109 mph on Long Beach Island in New Jersey and 96 mph in New Castle County, Delaware.

The storm also resulted in torrential rain and flash flooding.

Sotterley, Maryland, was buried under 9 inches of rain, while Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, recorded almost 8.6 inches.

At least 26 tornadoes were reported ranging from North Carolina to New Jersey. A Bertie County, North Carolina, tornado registered at EF-3, the National Weather Service said.

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