NYC has rainiest hour on record ahead of Henri landfall

The Big Apple was drenched with a record-breaking hour of rain as Tropical Storm Henri barreled towards the New York area, forecasters said Sunday.

The National Weather Service said Central Park experienced 1.94 inches of rainfall between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday — the most ever recorded in the city in a single hour since the service began tracking more than 150 years ago.

New York City received almost two inches of rain between the hours of 10 p.m and 11 p.m. Reuters

More than four inches of rain were dumped on Saturday night, as the city scrambled to call off its star-studded “homecoming concert” already underway in the park.

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