Tropical Storm Irene: Flash floods hit New York state
29 August 2011 Last updated at 15:48 BST
Tropical Storm Irene which hit the US east coast has caused flash flooding in upper New York state and Vermont.
Surging water levels have left a trail of devastation in places like Margaretville and the Catskills, destroying bridges and damaging properties.
Jim Avila reports for ABC News.