Supermoon King Tides cause flooding throughout coastal areas

BOSTON (WHDH) - King tides caused by the recent Supermoon have caused some coastal flooding in several regions.

Peak high tide was at 11:08 a.m., at which point several areas saw water rise above normal levels and flood streets and yards in areas near the ocean.

In Boston, Morrissey Boulevard was closed due to flooding issues. It has since reopened.

Sky7 was over Beverly, where several surface streets experienced flooding. At Long Wharf Park in Boston Harbor, high waters covered walking areas and up the stone steps. Trash barrels could be seen swaying with the waves.

The king tide was the result of a Supermoon at its highest point in relation to the earth in 70 years.

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