Flooding shuts down Winthrop Parkway in Revere

REVERE, Mass. (WHDH) — Rescue crews are responding to stuck cars and spinouts throughout Revere, where massive amounts of flooding have closed the Winthrop Parkway.

Water crashed over the seawall by the parkway at around noon on Thursday and left the road flooded. Trucks are now out on the parkway, scooping up the slush and water.

Many vehicles have gotten stuck in the snow in Revere and some roads have become impassable due to the snow. On the Revere Beach Parkway, one man had to get rescued from the top of his pickup truck after it got stuck up to its tires in snow and water.

One family who lives near Short Beach told 7News their basement is flooded with 5 or 6 feet of water. Their street is also flooded, leaving cars partially submerged. Michelle Reardon said her house is surrounded with slushy water, like a moat. Reardon said she has lived in Revere for 14 years and she has never seen flooding like this before.

City officials said there have been reports of flooding in eight different parts of Revere.

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