Prolonged, heavy rain produced floods from North Carolina to Maine over the weekend, caused the death of at least 10 people due to flooding or
rain-related crashes. The rain event has forced hundreds of people to evacuate, shutting off electricity, weakening dams and making roads impassable.
Residents began assessing the damage left by deadly
flooding that tore up highways, swept away houses and tossed boulders and vehicles around like toys. More than a dozen people remained missing in
hard-hit southwest New Hampshire.
At least 10 people died in the heavy weekend downpours or in rain-related traffic accidents from Pennsylvania to Maine. About 1,000 New Hampshire
residents fled their homes in what the governor called the worst flooding in a quarter century.
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Yet another record setting event, due to global climate change.
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