Torrential Rain Triggers Flooding

Torrential Rain Triggers Flooding

BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (CBS)—Torrential rain  triggered extensive flooding in the city of Burlington on Thursday night.

Chopper 3 was over the scene as cars tried to maneuver through flooded streets near Rt. 130.

“Due to the torrential rains experienced in the City, the City of Burlington Emergency Operations Center has opened,” said police on Twitter.

Police say they have responded to numerous weather related calls tonight, including stranded motorists inside vehicles trapped in flood waters, down trees and wires, activated fire alarms and flooded basements. 

According to the National Weather Service, police reported flooding in Burlington Township and Florence, with area streams continuing to rise rapidly late Thursday evening.

No injuries have been reported.

The flooding is expected to continue.

“While this weather event is over, the flooding threat still exists with this upcoming high tide [at 1 a.m.]. Evacuations plans are being reviewed and coordination efforts are ready in the event evacuations are necessary. At this time, no evacuations of residents have been needed,” said police in a news release.

skin and body klinic Aug 2017 728x90



Questions Centering On Another South Jersey Football Season

Phillies Prospect J.P. Crawford Has Turned Things Around

Man Attacks Seagull with Umbrella

7 Arrested After Police Find Alligator

Rowan Picked Fourth In NJAC Football Race

Police Phone Stolen During Investigation

5 Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle

Ministry Care Packages Made For Homeless

Man Running from Police Drowns in Lake

Judge: Dune Project Resumes w/ Conditions

Vehicle Kills Pedestrian In Cherry Hill

Margate Dune Project Hearings Continue

SoJersey Used To Be Last Line Of Defense

Police Warning: Man Tries To Lure Girl

New Law To Crack Down On Animal Cruelty

More Articles

Adoption From the heart Aug 300x125


Adoption From the heart Aug 300x125

Valenzano Winer 300x250 Aug 2017

Andrews Credit Union Aug 2017 728x90