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Numerous parts of the state impacted by flooding

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STAMFORD --  Flooding issues are causing issues across the state.

Tuesday evening brought several inches of rain across the state.  Emergency crews in the Stamford area dealt with more than 2 inches of rain within an hour.

Officials said a school bus from K-8 Rodgers International School was stuck in water and crews were trying to tow it out, as another bus was standing by.

In this Twitter post, a school bus and cars move around a stalled Ferrari.

Stamford PD and FD said the problems are occurring in places where it historically floods including the East Side, Broad Street areas. Officials said  manhole covers are exploding from the force of the water.

Darien First Selectmen Jayme Stevenson said, "The town is experiencing significant flooding. Many roads are impassable. Heavy rain is predicted to continue through 9pm. Do not drive through flooded roadways! Exercise caution driving throughout town."

Some have gotten stuck in water, with some people trapped inside said officials.

Some sections of I-95 in Norwalk have flooded as well.

The Town of Hamden is also dealing with numerous impassable or partially impassable roadways due to flooding Tuesday night.

The town posted a list of roads dealing with flooding issues.

“Important message – for your safety, please do not cross over water that has covered a road. Please stay home if you can and allow Public Safety crews to do their work in barricading roads, setting detours, and mitigating flooding,” the town posted on their Facebook page.

The roads are:

  • Sanford
  • Howard
  • Hillfield
  • Dixwell @ Palmer
  • Mt Carmel 1100block
  • Gordon/Waite
  • Colonial
  • Linden
  • 100 lane
  • Forest rd
  • Deerfield
  • Circular (multiple locations)
  • Mix
  • Evergreen @ Cannon Street
  • Johnson
  • Evergreen (portions)
  • TomSwamp (Near Julian)
  • Still Hill (north of west Todd)
  • Portions of State Street


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