Mud and severe flooding in southern California, the United States, killed 17 people

Mud and severe flooding in southern California, the United States, killed 17 people
    Mud and severe flooding in southern California, the United States, killed 17 people
    Mud and severe flooding in southern California, the United States, killed 17 people, Severe rain on January 9 caused flooding and caused a large amount of mud to spill over into Santa Barbara County. It is estimated that floodwaters and mudslide destroyed 100 homes and damaged about 300 other homes in the county.

    Authorities have not yet confirmed the names of those killed. There are also children, said Mike Eliason, a fire department spokesman for Santa Barbara County. In addition to the dead, 28 others were injured.

    Hundreds of rescuers were mobilized to search for missing persons. Coast Guard officials said they used helicopters to rescue the victims on the roofs.

    Mud and severe flooding in southern California, the United States, killed 17 people
    According to the authorities, the cause of the mudslide was the California forest fires last month causing the trees to burn down and the ground weakening, so that the soils could easily be washed away. when there is heavy rain.

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