Heavy rain and wind in Norster cut electricity to nearly 600,000 customers
More blackouts are likely Wednesday in New England.
Nearly 600,000 customers were without power in New England on Wednesday after the record-breaking tenth broke the area.
Heavy rain flooded roads from Massachusetts to New York, while rescue operations were reported in the waters in New Jersey.
Dangerous winds also toppled trees and closed roads.
A person was killed in Morris Township, New Jersey, when a tree limb fell on two cars Wednesday morning. According to ABC New York WABC.
The storm became a “bomb cyclone” when its pressure dropped by 24 millibars in less than 24 hours. In Nantucket, Massachusetts, Norsters set a record for the lowest pressure ever recorded in October.
Heavy rain should end in much of the Northeast on Wednesday, but winds will continue to roar at speeds of up to 60 mph from Long Island to Massachusetts to Maine. Wednesday morning winds approached 80 mph in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
More blackouts are likely Wednesday in New England. By 7 p.m., wind gusts can still reach nearly 50 mph in Massachusetts.