Rain drenches New York City

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THE BRONX -

Heavy rain poured over the city Monday, swamping the Bronx from Kingsbridge to Soundview.

The precipitation left low-lying areas flooded and had pedestrians hopping over puddles around the borough.

The National Weather Service announced a flash flood watch until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Rainfall is expected to clear up overnight before temperatures climb into the 80s Tuesday, according to forecasters.

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