Maine Gets Major Flooding - NECN


The latest news from around the state

Maine Gets Major Flooding



    Maine Gets Major Flooding

    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015)

    Portland, Maine got a months worth of precipitation in a matter of hours. This was the aftermath.

    While some drivers tried to power through it, others were submerged. Police say there were close calls near the Maine Mall on Commercial Street -- but no injuries. 

    On Wednesday afternoon, high tide hit during a downpour dumping more than 5 and a half inches of rain. 

    Manhole Covers blew out around the city turning Portland's Park Street intoa water park. 

    For up-to-the-minute news and weather, be sure to follow NECN on Twitter and like us on Facebook.Sign up for our new breaking news email alerts by clicking here.