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Governor Says Thousands Are Stranded By Rising Waters, Urges Residents To Move to Higher Level of Their Homes

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Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC’s Matt Dwyer.

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Governor Malloy returned to the podium before his next scheduled briefing Monday night with an emergency briefing to alert people in low-lying shoreline areas to go to the highest place in their homes.  Calling it a “rather Katrina-like warning,”  Malloy says it has become clear that thusands of people are stranded,  their homes and whole communities cut off by rising waters,

The governor warned residents whose homes are surrounded by water not to try to walk or drive out at this point,  but said they should go to an upper floor — even the roof if necessary.

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