New York flooded as heavy rains besiege city

By Jonathan Allen and Brendan O'Brien
Updated September 30 2023 - 1:50pm, first published 1:44pm
The latest rainfall has capped one of New York's wettest Septembers on record. (AP PHOTO)
The latest rainfall has capped one of New York's wettest Septembers on record. (AP PHOTO)

A sustained round of torrential downpours after a week of mostly steady rainfall triggered has flash flooding in New York, disrupting subway service in the most populous US city, inundating basements and turning some streets into small lakes.

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