Saturday, January 14, 2023

Floods, landslides, sinkholes: See the devastation of heavy rain in California


Devastation from the seemingly endless chain of storms over California has unfolded in slow motion, day after rain-soaked day, in nearly every corner of the state.

A married couple died in a rockslide in Yosemite National Park. A 5-year-old in San Miguel was swept away in rushing waters. Emergency crews have pulled bodies from floodwaters in Sacramento, and countless homes and businesses from Wine Country to the Los Angeles suburbs have been inundated.

After weeks of relentless rainfall, the toll is coming into view.

 Communities have faced flash floods, mudslides, debris damage and a range of other hazards as the storms, known as atmospheric rivers, have whipped across the landscape. At least19 people have died...more

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