After Northeast flooding, insurance coverage woes swamp residents

NEW YORK — After being pummeled by two tropical storms that submerged basements, cracked residence foundations and destroyed belongings, Northeastern U.S. residents nonetheless within the throes of restoration are being hit with one other sudden blow: Hundreds of households are actually swamped with monetary losses as a result of they did not have flood insurance coverage.

Most of these caught off guard by the extraordinary downpours from the remnants of Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm Henri lived in areas outdoors of coastal floodplains, making flood insurance coverage an afterthought for a lot of the working-class households whose neighborhoods had been

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After Northeast flooding, insurance coverage issues swamp residents

NEW YORK — After being pummeled by two tropical storms that submerged basements, cracked dwelling foundations and destroyed belongings, Northeastern U.S. residents nonetheless within the throes of restoration are being hit with one other sudden blow: Hundreds of households are actually swamped with monetary losses as a result of they didn’t have flood insurance coverage.

Most of these caught off guard by the extraordinary downpours from the remnants of Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm Henri lived in areas outdoors of coastal floodplains, making flood insurance coverage an afterthought for a lot of the working-class households whose neighborhoods had been among

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Nicholas brings flooding to Ponchatoula companies, homeowners advised to vacate property

Enterprise homeowners in Tangipahoa Parish say the rain from Tropical Storm Nicholas has induced extra injury to their shops than Hurricane Ida did greater than two weeks in the past. The historic constructing on the 100 block of West Pine Road is the house of two companies — B2 Antiques and Mystically Stylish, a classic furnishings retailer. B2’s proprietor Becky Burt and her crew have been pushing water from within the enterprise out onto the road when WDSU received there. She says 4 to 6 inches of rain poured into their constructing from the second ground. “They solely tarped a … Read More

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