Water main break causes flooding on Upper East Side

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NewsCopter 7's John Del Giorno was over the scene. (Photo courtesy Rashad Ali)

A water man break is causing flooding on Manhattan's Upper East Side Wednesday morning.

The water main break happened at about 2 a.m. and closed East 62nd Street.

Basements in two buildings - at 233 and 235 East 62nd Street -- had flooding.

The DEP responded and shut off the main.

The cause of the break is under investigation

East 62nd Street is closed between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue.

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