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A car sits on a flooded garage of a house following a night of heavy wind and rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in Mamaroneck, New York. (Photo by KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images)

Several killed in Queens after apartments flood due to Hurricane Ida

As neighborhoods in New York City grappled with how to recover from Hurricane Ida, many have been mourning the deaths of several residents who were killed after being trapped in flash flooded basements. Authorities on Thursday confirmed multiple people became victims of catastrophic flooding following devastating weather and record-breaking rainfall from Hurricane Ida on Wednesday.