Flights canceled at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey because of flooding
The governors of New York and New Jersey declared a state of emergency late on Wednesday as record-breaking rains from tropical storm Ida led to flooding and hazardous conditions on the roads. Nearly all New York City subway lines were suspended late on Wednesday.
All New Jersey Transit rail services apart from the Atlantic City Rail Line were suspended.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the Newark airport, confirmed that all flights were suspended and all parking lots were closed due to severe flooding. All train service to the airport also was suspended.
The travelers are strongly advised to contact their airline for the latest flight & service resumption information. Passengers are being diverted from ground-level flooded areas.
Flash floods hit eastern Spain after torrential rain and storms. Heavy rainfall on Wednesday caused flooding in parts of central and eastern Spain. The provinces of Tarragona, Castellón and Toledo were particularly affected by the storms, while in Madrid the rising waters flooded homes and created significant traffic disruption.
On Thursday, parts of mainland Spain as well as the Balearic Islands were on the national weather agency Aemet’s yellow alert level for rain and thunderstorms. Train services were still affected on Thursday morning. At 8.30am, the railway company Renfe notified interruptions on the high-speed Madrid-Toledo line between the stations of La Sagra and Toledo, as well as additional disruptions on the Tarancón-Huete line (between Aranjuez and Cuenca) and the Teruel-Zaragoza line (at Cariñena).
Monitor local media for weather-related updates and advisories. Confirm all transport reservations.