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We Have the ‘End of Days’ Flooding Pics You Need Right Now

It's bad out there. How bad? Here is a citywide roundup from our staff ... and our friends on social media.

10:28 AM EDT on September 29, 2023

Photo: Liam Quigley

It's bad out there. How bad? The Times is live blogging the "state of emergency" declared by Gov. Hochul. But here are some photos (we'll add a photo of the mayor ... once someone sees him!):

More subway flooding porn:

Buses are in bad shape, too:

And here's a B8 bus in Brooklyn (make sure you listen!):


Please exit on the rear door to where? MTA 🤯😱😭 #mta #busflooded #tiktok #shockingvideos

♬ original sound - David N

The obvious spot in Queens is bad ... again:

Even street trees are causing damage!

Here's another shot of the appropriately named Flushing Avenue, via Liam Quigley:

Is the brimstone next?

And here's our favorite spot on Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn completely overwhelmed as always:

Here's a close-up video of the Whirlpool of Death:

But, wow, city workers fixed that quick!

Nearby in Prospect Park (way uphill) it's the same story:

And Dog Beach is Dog River:

Kevin Duggan is on the scene in Red Hook with a tweet...:

And a video...!

...And a photo:

Knee-deep flooding at the Red Hook cruise terminal entrance at Bowne and Imlay streets. Photo: Kevin Duggan

Don't worry, the city is ON IT!

But where is the mayor?

And Hell Gate wants to know:

We can finally update you on the mayor through this thread from Post reporter Nolan Hicks. Um, it's not going well for Hizzoner:

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