Tag: New York City

Heavy rain floods New York basement causing 11 deaths, many of which are illegally rebuilt, the mayor proposes improvement measures

   Chinanews, September 4, according to the US Chinese website, the heavy rain on the evening of the 1st local time caused 13 deaths in New York City, USA, 11 of them were caused by flooding in the basement. On the 3rd, New York Mayor Blasio said that the city will improve its response to similar rainstorms in the future, including strengthening the evacuation of basement residents. Throughout the northeastern region, the death toll from the storm has risen to 49, of which 25 were killed in New Jersey.


Within 5 hours, New York City was filled with water equivalent to 50,000 Olympic swimming pools

China News Service, September 3, reported that on the 2nd local time, a large area of ​​the northeastern United States was hit by heavy rains and local floods. The death toll caused by “Ada”, which has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone, has exceeded 40 people. Among them, New York At least 13 people died in the city. Experts say that in just five hours, the rainfall in New York City is equivalent to the amount of water in 50,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools.


New York’s crime rate rose sharply year-on-year in May, and cases of hate against Asians surged by 335% in the first five months

   China News Service, New York, June 4th. According to data released by the New York City Police Department on the 3rd, the crime rate in New York City in May this year increased sharply year-on-year. It is worth noting that the number of hate crimes in the city in the first five months has increased by 98% compared with the same period last year. Among them, hate crimes against Asians have surged by 335% year-on-year.


New York, U.S., will ban dine-in meals from December 14

On December 11, local time, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a statement on social media saying that due to the increase in the number of people hospitalized with the new crown pneumonia in New York City, from December 14th, all restaurants in New York City will be banned from indoor dining, but outdoor Meals and takeaways will not be affected.


“Unseen surge” New York City shootings may hit a 14-year high

China News Service, December 9th. According to the US “World Journal” report, the New York City Police Department data shows that compared with the same period in 2019, the number of local shootings in the first 11 months of 2020 has increased by nearly 96%. The New York Police Department Secretary Shay said on the 8th that this kind of “unseen surge” has not been seen in 14 years.