Summer storms bring down trees, flood roads across LI

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Monday's powerful summer storms brought flooding, downed trees and power outages across Long Island.

Trees brought down by heavy winds made for a treacherous commute in places like Wantagh and Manorville.

Video sent to News 12 by viewers showed drivers in Lynbrook and Ronkonkoma struggling to make their way through flooding.

MORE: Flash flood watch in effect as more rain moves through

In Mineola, multiple cars were stuck in flooding underneath the LIRR tracks. 

There have also been reports of homes damaged by lightning. 


A viewer video shows a home struck in Bellmore.

So far, downed power lines have been confirmed as the cause of one fire at a home in Hicksville.

News 12's Erin Colton reports that some spots saw more than 2.5 inches of rain.

At the height of the storm, nearly 30,000 customers were without power. 

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