Relentless Rains Drench US East Coast

Relentless Rains Drench US East Coast

Via AFP:

Streets collapsed and flights were delayed as heavy rains lashed the US East Coast as far south as usually sunny Florida, after tornadoes ripped through other parts of the country leaving dozens dead.

Boston, New York and Washington were all drenched, while in northern Florida authorities rescued people from the roofs of their submerged houses, as forecasters reported up to 22 inches (55 centimeters) of rain soaked some neighborhoods in just a few hours.

Florida Governor Rick Scott instructed the National Guard to deploy 24 high-water vehicles to impacted counties to help with rescue a...

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