Torrential storm floods roadways, causes delays

Officials say Long Island received a record-breaking amount

Officials say Long Island received a record-breaking amount of rainfall overnight, flooding roadways and leaving hundreds of motorists stranded. (August 13, 2014 5:54 PM)

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Officials say Long Island received a record-breaking amount of rainfall overnight, flooding roadways and leaving hundreds of motorists stranded.

The rain was blamed for a fatal accident involving a truck and an SUV on the Long Island Expressway in Melville.

Fire officials say about 30 to 50 cars were submerged Wednesday morning on the Southern State Parkway between exits 38 and 39.

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