Floods caused by heavy rains have led to the evacuation of more than 100 thousand people in the north-eastern United States. Was paralyzed traffic on many highways, disrupted rail service. Hardest-hit residents in the central regions of Pennsylvania. Flooding has killed at least three people.
In the north-eastern states of the U.S. have affected the echoes of tropical storm "Lee". This storm formed in the Gulf of Mexico and brought to the coast of tornadoes, heavy rain and strong wind. In the southern areas of the U.S. were destroyed hundreds of homes, thousands of people were without electricity.
Difficult situation in the north-east of the country worsens, the region still has not recovered from the effects of Hurricane "Irene" hit the East Coast in late August and caused flooding.