If you have been following the news about hurricane Ida, you are likely focused on where it came onshore on the Gulf Coast.
This slow-moving storm, however, did a lot of damage in many parts of the United States as it passed through.
Some of the states that had to feel the wrath of hurricane Ida included New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island.
It was in Rhode Island, over a thousand miles away from where hurricane Ida first made landfall that the evidence of how destructive a hurricane can be was left behind.
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Fairview Lane is a roadway in Rhode Island that has now been completely destroyed, thanks to the hurricane.
Videos and pictures are coming in, showing how water is rushing down the street among the broken pieces of a road that just last week was used by many cars.
There is even a car stranded in the middle of the broken road.
A "surreal" sight in Portsmouth, R.I, where a road has crumbled after Ida drenched the region. Latest on the storm: https://www.wcvb.com/article/massachusetts-heavy-rain-hurricane-ida-remnants/37437213
Posted by WCVB Channel 5 Boston on Thursday, September 2, 2021
It wasn’t only Rhode Island that suffered as a result of hurricane Ida.
Tornadoes were spotted in many states, such as Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.
Eight people died in New York when basement apartments flooded as the storm came by.
Many travel arrangements were also interrupted as train and airplane schedules were suspended.Whizzco