NEW YORK (1010 WINS/WCBS 880) -- The New York City area was recovering Monday from the weekend's washout rain that led to widespread flooding, downed trees and electrical wires, and a partial wall collapse at a Bronx apartment building.
Central Park saw about a month's worth of rain—5.2 inches—from Friday to Sunday.
For perspective, the average rainfall for the entire month of April in Central Park is 4.9 inches.
Nearly 6 inches of rain was recorded at LaGuardia Airport and in Newark.
The retaining wall collapsed around 5:45 p.m. Sunday at a six-story building near Valentine Avenue and E. 180th Street in Tremont.
Mayor Eric Adams said no one was injured in the collapse and that the city was connecting families with Red Cross services following evacuations.
Street flooding and ponding were widespread. In the city, it was heaviest in parts of Queens and Brooklyn, with floodwaters reported from the Cross Island Parkway in Whitestone to the Long Island Expressway in Fresh Meadows and Hillside Avenue in Jamaica.
In Edgewater, New Jersey, two teen boys had to be rescued from a pipe in a flooded rail tunnel.
The sun was already back out Monday morning. While there is more rain in the forecast this week, it will be nothing like the weekend's deluge, according to AccuWeather.
Showers may pop up again on Monday afternoon and evening. It's otherwise partly sunny much of the day with a high near 60 degrees.
Another shower will be around overnight Monday as lows dip into the 40s.
Tuesday and Wednesday will be mostly cloudy, brisk and quite chilly for early May, with a shower or two in the area both days. The stormy weather could feature small hail or some rumbles of thunder.
The high will be 57 on Tuesday and 53 Wednesday. It will stick to the 50s through the work week.