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Two people of Indian origin die in US floods

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New York, Sep 5 (PTI) At least two people of Indian origin were killed in flash floods in New Jersey triggered by Hurricane Ida in the US. Hurricane Ida made landfall in Port Fourchon, Louisiana on August 29. It was the second most destructive storm ever recorded in the state after Hurricane Katrina (2005). Indian-origin software designer Malathi Kanche (46) was on her way home with her 15-year-old daughter on Wednesday when her vehicle got stuck in water at Bridgewater, according to the New York Times news. glass

New York, Sep 5 (PTI) At least two people of Indian origin were killed in flash floods in New Jersey triggered by Hurricane Ida in the US. Hurricane Ida made landfall in Port Fourchon, Louisiana on August 29. It was the second most destructive storm ever recorded in the state after Hurricane Katrina (2005).

Indian-origin software designer Malathi Kanche (46) was on her way home with her 15-year-old daughter on Wednesday when her vehicle got stuck in water at Bridgewater, according to the New York Times news. Kanche and his daughter took the support of a tree there, but the tree fell.

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The newspaper said that Kanche’s friend Mansi Mago told that Kanche was washed away in the flood waters. At first his name was on the list of missing people but his death was confirmed on Friday.

On the other hand, Dhanush Reddy (31) got trapped in the flood in South Plainfield and after losing his balance, fell near the 36-inch wide sewer pipe and then got swept away in it. His body was found far from the spot.

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