Heavy rains cause massive flooding across R.I.

THE HEAVY RAIN that caused street flooding and forced the closure of major roads in Rhode Island on Labor Day was expected to continue. The National Weather Service says nearly 11 inches of rain fell in the city of Cranston by early Tuesday, while some other areas of the state got around 8 inches of rain. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
PROVIDENCE – The heavy rain that caused street flooding and forced the closure of major roads across the state on Labor Day continued on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Nearly 11 inches of rain had fallen in Cranston by early Tuesday, according to a weather service report, while Smithfield and Providence got around…

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