The massive rains that hit the New York area Wednesday caused significant flooding in Suffolk County, east of New York City.
So much rain fell during such a short time that the region’s roadways were inundated.
Numerous drivers had to abandon their cars or wait for rescue workers to lend an assist.
The flooding completely shut down whole swaths of the road system and made the morning commute a mess for lots of motorists.
A huge amount of rain fell in Islip, on Long Island, flooding the Southern State Parkway and forcing motorists to abandon their cars.
Members of the fire department in the town of Bayshore checked out cars that were abandoned during the flooding.
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