There are a number of roads here in New Castle County that are still closed this evening because of flooding, Airport Road included.
In Lumberton Township dozens of properties are flooded and about 40 homeowners were asked to voluntarily evacuate.
This isn’t the first time Manayunk has flooded like this and it won’t be the last. So while residents stopped by to check out the water, they weren’t surprised.
Residents are assessing damage to their homes and businesses as near-record flood waters from the Brandywine Creek recede.
Flood waters continue to recede at this hour as today’s dry, sunny weather has helped the area begin to recover from yesterday’s devastating floods. Many of our area waterways charted Top 5 historic flood levels, and beat the numbers from our last major flooding disaster, Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Mayor Nutter cautioned people — particularly parents — not to let their guard down.
On Route 29 in Collegeville, near the Perkiomen Creek, crews were cleaning out a Monro Muffler and Brake shop which got about a foot and a half of water inside the building.
Lumberton Township, in Burlington County, usually gets hit hard when flooding rains come calling, since it sits right on the banks of the Rancocas Creek.
A man desperately clung on to the roof of his car, as rescue crews worked to help him in the West Branch of Brandywine Creek Thursday morning.
Heavy rain continued into the overnight hours raising water levels on already swollen creeks, streams, and rivers.
Two passengers and a bus drivers were rescued in Manayunk after a SEPTA bus got stunk in some flood waters.
Farther northwest near Perkiomen Creek, road closure signs dotted Skippack Pike.
The heavy rain that has been slamming our region has caused some flooding and traffic delays in the area.
The creek runs right behind several homes. Will Levasseur has been keeping a close eye on the rising water levels.
The Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning.