Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

The storms downed trees and power lines across the region.

In Connecticut and NY, the storms turned deadly.

A man who had been mowing his lawn and sought refuge in his truck was killed when a tree fell on the vehicle in Danbury, Connecticut, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said, according to the Hartford Courant newspaper.

Connecticut State Police also confirmed that someone in New Fairfield was killed after a tree landed on their auto.

An 11-year-old lady in New York was killed when robust winds despatched a tree crashing onto the automobile she was unloading along with her mom, FOX5 NY reported.

"The greatest threat for any flash flooding or severe weather will be across southern New England and the northern Mid-Atlantic states Tuesday evening", the National Weather Service said.

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Rescuers had to take a boat to get to the victim, Boughton said. Brookfield, Connecticut, declared a "town disaster" in response to the weather, urging people to remain indoors until officials can assess the damage. Several lightning strikes led to structure fires in New Jersey and MA.

Conditions were so bad in Newburgh that the city made a decision to close all roads due to the damage to trees and electrical infrastructure.

Airlines also canceled and delayed flights in and out of the region. In New York City, thousands of commuters were stranded in Grand Central Terminal after rail lines were temporarily suspended due to downed trees on the tracks. Concourses were packed with passengers waiting for service to resume.

Service on one of the busiest train lines in the Northeast has been suspended due to the weather.

A tornado watch was issued this afternoon for upstate NY, the Hudson Valley, northeast Pennsylvania, western Connecticut, Massachusetts and southern Vermont.

The Southeast is also expected to see heavy rain over the next several days.

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