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On fox at 3 o'clock on the East Coast a path of destruction and -- -- flooding in the wake of Irene.
The storm reportedly killed at least 31.
People across ten states.
Leaving more than six million without power at one point.
And causing untold billions of dollars in damage and some of the worst flooding in a century.
We're told nobody was in that -- thank goodness as it tumbled down a swollen river in southeastern Vermont.
The overflow also washed away -- historic covered bridge that it stood for more than -- forty years in that state.
Who talked about Vermont in the beginning of this thing.
Nobody but Vermont has gotten it so badly -- governor there says Vermont hasn't -- flooding this bad since the early nineteen.
Right now flood warnings are in effect for a dozen American states President Obama today promised help from the federal government.
It's gonna take time to recover.
From a storm of this magnitude.
The effects are still being felt across much of the country.
Including in New England and states like Vermont where there's been an enormous amount of flooding.
So our response continues.
But I'm gonna make sure that FEMA and other agencies are doing everything in their power to help people on the ground.
And we're still seeing a lot of travel delays airlines canceling another 15100 flights to date according to a flight tracking service that's on top of some twelve.
Thousand grounded over the long weekend.
Officials warn it will likely be days before everything is back to normal so.
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