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New York City Police and Parks employees work to remove a person who died when a tree fell on a van as Tropical Storm Isaias moved past New York Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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People bike in a street previously blocked by a fallen tree in the Greenpoint area of Brooklyn New York on August 4, 2020. Isaias pounded the US eastern seaboard with driving rain and strong winds on August 4, leaving hundreds of thousands without power and prompting flood precautions in New York City. / AFP / Diane DESOBEAU
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A pine tree lies across a home in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias in Newtown, Connecticut, U.S., August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Dan Burns
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A woman struggles with an umbrella as she walks through Times Square as the city feels the effects of Tropical Storm Isaias in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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This photo provided by Peter Sabatino on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, shows trees down in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., from high winds spawned by tropical storm Isaias. (Peter Sabatino/ via AP)
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A tree knocked down by winds from Tropical Storm Isaias blocks a road Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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A person walks past flood barriers in lower Manhattan as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches New York City on August 4, 2020. Isaias pounded the US eastern seaboard with driving rain and strong winds on August 4, leaving hundreds of thousands without power and prompting flood precautions in New York City. / AFP / Angela Weiss
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A man walks over fallen trees limbs and downed power lines in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias in the Sheepshead Bay Area of Brooklyn, New York, U.S., August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A man looks at a damaged car and downed pole in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, New York, U.S., August 5, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A man takes pictures of the damage caused by a fallen tree in the Greenpoint area of Brooklyn New York on August 4, 2020. Isaias pounded the US eastern seaboard with driving rain and strong winds on August 4, leaving hundreds of thousands without power and prompting flood precautions in New York City. / AFP / Diane DESOBEAU
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A person walks their dog at the Brooklyn Promenade as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches New York City on August 4, 2020. Isaias pounded the US eastern seaboard with driving rain and strong winds on August 4, leaving hundreds of thousands without power and prompting flood precautions in New York City. / AFP / Angela Weiss
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 04: A fallen tree branch rest on top of a vehicle blocking a road after Tropical Storm Isaias in Astoria on August 04, 2020 in New York City. The storm, which was downgraded from a hurricane, brought heavy rains and wind into the New York City region. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 04: A fallen tree branch rest on top of a vehicle blocking a road after Tropical Storm Isaias in Astoria on August 04, 2020 in New York City. The storm, which was downgraded from a hurricane, brought heavy rains and wind into the New York City region. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talks with residents about damage from Tropical Storm Isaias, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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A tree toppled onto a home on Concord Avenue in West Hempstead, N.Y., following heavy winds from Tropical Storm Isaias, Tuesday Aug. 4, 2020. (Jeff Bachner/Newsday via AP)
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New York Mayor City Bill de Blasio talks to Christina Mitselos while looking at damage to her home from a trees knocked down by Isaias, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Cars are buried under the remains of a fallen tree in the Greenpoint area of Brooklyn New York on August 4, 2020. Isaias pounded the US eastern seaboard with driving rain and strong winds on August 4, leaving hundreds of thousands without power and prompting flood precautions in New York City. / AFP / Diane DESOBEAU
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A man attempts to walk near fallen trees in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Troy Dunkley
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talks with residents about damage from Tropical Storm Isaias on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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A man carries supplies as he walks over fallen trees limbs and downed power lines in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias in the Sheepshead Bay Area of Brooklyn, New York, U.S., August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 04: A fallen tree branch rest on top of a vehicle blocking a road after Tropical Storm Isaias in Astoria on August 04, 2020 in New York City. The storm, which was downgraded from a hurricane, brought heavy rains and wind into the New York City region. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 04: A driver turns his vehicle around as a result of a downed tree blocking the road after Tropical Storm Isaias in Astoria on August 04, 2020 in New York City. The storm, which was downgraded from a hurricane, brought heavy rains and wind into the New York City region. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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A woman attempts to make her way through fallen trees limbs and downed power lines in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias in the Sheepshead Bay Area of Brooklyn, New York, U.S., August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Updated 05 August 2020

Storm Isaias pounds US East Coast, one killed in New York

Tropical storm Isaias pounded the US eastern seaboard with driving rain and strong winds on Tuesday, cutting power to millions of households and felling trees, including in New York.