Hundreds rescued from Irene's floods

Emergency workers continue rescue missions for victims of Hurricane Irene's floodwaters in New Jersey.

By REUTERS
September 1, 2011 08:50
Flooding in New Jersey from Hurricane Irene.

Hurricane Irene 311. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Streets have turned into rivers in Patterson, New Jersey a state coping with its worst flooding in decades.




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Search and rescue teams have pulled 600 people from their homes in Patterson over the past days.




And there may be another storm on the horizon.




Tropical Storm Katia is now churning in the Atlantic and forecasters have not ruled out a hit on the east coast.


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