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Nor’Easter pummels New England

Emergency Management Alert, March 16, 2010

About 6,000 residents across Massachusetts were without power over the weekend after a storm with wind gusts near 70 miles per hour and eight inches of rain in some areas of the state, reports the Boston Globe.

Roads were flooded and trees were down in many areas. The state was under a flood watch for much of the weekend. In Boston, sewers backed up and overflowed onto streets and into houses. About 3,000 people in the state were without power on Monday.

 

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