A state of emergency was declared by Gov Kathy Hochul across New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley on September 29, due to what she called “extreme rainfall we’re seeing throughout the region.”Flash flooding was seen in multiple areas after the rain, with footage here by Vanessa Velez-Panzella showing conditions in the Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.A flash flood warning was in effect for the area until after midday, the National Weather Service said, with similar warnings in place across the city and in New Jersey. Credit: Vanessa Velez-Panzella via Storyful
Russian shelling damaged a combined heat and power station in southern Ukraine overnight, the Ukrainian energy ministry said. Ukraine's national grid operator, Ukrenergo, had earlier on Thursday described the plant as a thermal power station but an energy ministry statement said all thermal power plants in territory controlled by Ukraine were in operation. "Unfortunately, last night a combined heat and power station in one of the towns in the south of the country was damaged by shelling," the ministry said.
One man died and another was in hospital on Saturday in Australia after a whale struck and flipped their boat during a fishing expedition, authorities said. Police said one man was pulled unconscious from Botany Bay, off the coast of Sydney, and later died, while the other was taken to hospital in a stable condition, police said. "A whale has been involved, whoever would have thought that that would have occurred, it's terribly tragic," said New South Wales Police Minister Yasmin Catley.
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