“Police went door to door in search of more possible victims and drew up lists of the missing as the death toll rose to 49 on Friday in the catastrophic flooding set off across the Northeast by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.” Police look for missing in wake of catastrophic Ida flooding.

+ “At least 11 people were found dead in basements after torrential rains flooded New York City — nearly as many as those killed by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana, where the storm made landfall.” (People in NY never saw this coming because it had never come before. The new normal is here.) NYT: How the Storm Turned Basement Apartments Into Death Traps.