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Photos and videos show the initial damage and flooding Henri brought as it makes landfall

Photos and videos show the initial damage and flooding Henri brought as it makes landfall
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A woman watches the waves crash against the shore as Tropical Storm Henri approaches in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, on August 22, 2021.REUTERS/Brian Snyder
  • Tropical storm Henri has made landfall in Westerly, Rhode Island, packing 60 mph winds.
  • As it approached made landfall, Henri caused flooding across the northeast region.
  • Photos and videos show the initial damage done.

A completely flooded marina parking lot in Connecticut

A completely flooded marina parking lot in Connecticut
The parking lot of a marina is flooded during high tide, on Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Branford, Conn., as Tropical Storm Henri affects the Atlantic coast.      AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

The tropical storm brought heavy rain and strong wind gusts, with experts warning of storm surges and the potential for flooding.

A fallen tree in Rhode Island, where Henri touched down

A fallen tree in Rhode Island, where Henri touched down
A fallen tree blocks a street as Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall in Newport, Rhode Island, on August 22, 2021.      REUTERS/Brian Snyder

So far, Henri is packing maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour, according to an update from the National Hurricane Center.

Flooding on a major freeway in New York City

A fallen tree split in half in the backyard of a Rhode Island home

A fallen tree split in half in the backyard of a Rhode Island home
A tree fallen on a house is seen as Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, on August 22, 2021.      REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Flooding on New York streets

Early estimates predict at least $1 billion in damages as the storm pushes from New York to Maine. 

Beach water extends far out onto the shore in Connecticut

Beach water extends far out onto the shore in Connecticut
A family views waves crashing on the beach during Tropical Storm Henri in New London, Connecticut, on August 22, 2021.      JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has declared a state of emergency ahead of Henri's landfall.

High water heights in Connecticut

High water heights in Connecticut
High tide brought in minor flooding as Tropical Storm Henri approached in New London, Connecticut, on August 22, 2021      JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued hurricane and storm surge watches for the coastal areas between New Haven, Connecticut, and Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts. The watches are also in effect for portions of Long Island's north and south shores, along with Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island.

Strong waves crash against a seawall in Long Island

Strong waves crash against a seawall in Long Island
Waves pound a seawall in Montauk, New York, on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, as Tropical Storm Henri affects the Atlantic coast.      AP Photo/Craig Ruttle

Water gushes down a New York City outdoor stairwell

 

Fallen trees in Rhode Island

 

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