Irene Kills At Least 27 People
Hurricane Irene may not have been the full-blown catastrophe that many had predicted, but much of the tropical storm's damage will be caused by flooding, reports suggested Monday.
The storm largely spared New York City. However, cities and suburbs in states from North Carolina through New England have been inundated with heavy floods from the tropical storm that has killed at least 27 people so far, CNN reports.
The Associated Press has details on those who have died in the storm.
Millions are still without power and may not have it back for weeks, according to CBS.
"Epic" flooding has hit Vermont, the Los Angeles Times reports.
New Jersey Patch outlets report:
- Public transit systems are resuming service, but will be severely limited by hurrican damage.
- See photos of the flooding at West Orange Patch.
- Some environmental concerns have arisen in coastal communities, especially over water quality issues.