Flash floods in Long Island

Heavy rain triggers flash floods in New York's suburbs and swamps cars during rush hour.

  • A man walks down a flooded road in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Perez uses a truck and plow to push water out of a housing complex parking lot in North Babylon, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A resident watches as emergency personnel drive their truck through a flooded intersection in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Pedestrians work their way through a flooded intersection in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A man keeps his belongings dry as he walks down a flooded road in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A woman holds her daughter as they watch a Long Island Rail Road train drive through a flooded intersection in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A resident uses his all-terrain vehicle to slow down emergency personnel as they drive down a flooded street in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Children play in the flooded parking lot of a housing complex in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A resident carries a bag of groceries down a flooded road in Bay Shore, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Emergency personnel drive down a flooded street in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Cars drive through a flooded intersection in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Children play in the flooded parking lot of a housing complex in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Children play in the flooded parking lot of a housing complex in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Residents watch as a truck is driven down a flooded street in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A man keeps his belongings dry as he walks down a flooded road in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A motorist walks back to his stranded vehicle on a flooded road in Bay Shore, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Two men ride bicycles down a flooded road in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • A motorist whose car has been immobilized by flooding waits for assistance near Babylon, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters