NYers to face travel bans, evacuations ahead of future storms like Ida

Despite being widely criticized for his slow response in advance of Hurricane Ida’s remnants sweeping over New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday the killer rainfall will likely lead to travel bans and mandatory evacuations ahead of future monstrous storms.

“It’s a different reality — we have to acknowledge it’s a whole new paradigm now,” Hizzoner told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” of the “horrendous storm” that killed at least 13 New Yorkers.

“Literally, the highest rainfall we have ever seen in the history of New York City in one hour,” he pointed out, with the previous record set just two weeks earlier.

“And this is, unfortunately,

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