Residents inspect damage left behind by Tropical Storm Isaias
By Associated Press |
August 5, 2020
| Updated on August 5, 2020 at 4:38 pm
Downed trees and damaged power lines are visible near the Middle Village area of Queens on Wednesday in New York. Tropical Storm Isaias blew through the area Tuesday. New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio said over 130,000 people in New York City were without power, but that crews were working to restore it all over the city.
Neighborhood residents stop to inspect damage caused by a tree that fell on top of a house during Tropical Storm Isaias on Wednesday in the Queens borough of New York.
A man makes his way down a street in Queens where a tree fell on top of a house, downing power lines in the area in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.
Neighborhood residents stop to inspect damage caused by a tree that fell on top of a house during Tropical Storm Isaias in the Queens borough of New York. The tree fell, taking power lines with it due to high winds from Isaias, which passed through the area Tuesday afternoon as it made its way up the East coast of the United States.
Caretaker Elena Bogdanov, left, sits with Carmelo Caruana, 86, as they wait for Caruana's grandson to bring gas for one of their generators in the Middle Village neighborhood of Queens, in New York.
Judy Torres stands outside her home in the Queens borough of New York, explaining that she can't get into her front entrance since it was blocked by a tree branch with a live electrical wire attached to it. The branch is part of a much larger tree that fell on Torres's next door neighbor's house Tuesday when Tropical Storm Isaias passed through the area.
A group of young people walk through the parking lot of a 7-eleven store, passing a tree that was downed by Tropical Storm Isaias on Wednesday in the Middle Village neighborhood of Queens in New York.
A coiled power line hangs along with electrical wires in a residential neighborhood of Middle Village, Queens, where some homes and businesses lost power in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.
Two women stop to look at downed power lines on a street cordoned off by police tape on in the Queens borough of New York.
A woman with a stroller reacts as she and another woman pass through an area damaged by winds from Tropical Storm Isaias in the Queens borough of New York.