Passengers wait at the terminal while the plane is sitting on the tarmac during heavy rains at Newark Airport. Local media reported that the wreckage of a tropical cyclone, Ida, posed the threat of rain, flash floods and tornadoes in parts of the northern Mid-Atlantic. This still image taken from a video taken from social media, September 1, 2021, Newark, NJ.
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More than 370 round-trip flights to Newark Liberty International Airport were canceled on Thursday. Hurricane Aida wreckage causes record rainfall in New York City area, United Airlines Hub.
Cancellations prior to the Labor Day weekend accounted for more than one-third of the schedule at the airport.
The flight was temporarily suspended at the airport during the storm. The lower floors of Terminal B were closed Thursday morning due to floods, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Social media images showed flooded areas of the terminal and baggage handling areas.
According to flight tracking site FlightAware, more than 200 flights, 11% of United’s Thursday schedule, have been cancelled.
According to the Port Authority, the floods at LaGuardia Airport in Queens were “minimal”, but images posted on Twitter showed that snow removal equipment was used to remove water from the runway. ..
More than 370 flights canceled after Ida flood
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