Nor'Easter Dumps Heavy Rain and Causes Damage in CT

Morgan Cunningham
October 17, 2019 - 1:48 am

Stonington Borough Fire Department

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - The Nor'Easter that hit Connecticut Wednesday dumped a lot of rain and left behind plenty of damage throughout the State.

Groton-New London Airport recorded a wind gust of 60 miles per hour early Thursday. Southington saw nealry four inches of rain, according to a National Weather Service observation.

The Stonington Borough Fire Department went to Water Street for a tree that fell on a home (article photo). There were no injuries.

At least three homes were damaged by downed trees in Enfield, and it remains unclear if there were injuries.

Flooding in New London closed Bank Street. Also in New London, firefighters report multiple people were rescued from stranded vehicles. One person was also removed from a basement apartment.