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More than than 65 million at risk of flooding in California, thousands evacuate as flood water turns street into river

Dangerous storms have wreaked havoc in California, USA for the last two weeks. Since December 26, there have been 6 storms in which 17 people have lost their lives. 90% of the state's population i.e. 3 crore 40 lakh people are at risk of flood.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
Updated Date

Montecito: Dangerous storms have wreaked havoc in California, USA for the last two weeks. Since December 26, there have been 6 storms in which 17 people have lost their lives. 90% of the state’s population i.e. 3 crore 40 lakh people are at risk of flood.

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Due to continuous storms, there is power failure in more than 2 lakh 20 thousand houses and shops. 35 thousand people have been ordered to vacate their houses. According to the Meteorological Department, there are chances of heavy rains, landslides and flash floods on Wednesday. This can make the situation worse.

Around 66,000 homes and businesses in the most populous US state were without power early on Wednesday, according to tracking site Poweroutage.us.

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Roads were broken due to rain and floods: Water is flowing like rivers on the roads of California. Two vehicles fell into a ditch after a road collapse in the city of Los Angeles. Same is the case with many other areas.

Movement affected by landslide: People are finding it difficult to drive vehicles due to a sudden landslide on the highway of California. The administration has issued a warning for this.

5-year-old boy swept away in flash flood: A 5-year-old boy was swept away in a flash flood on his way to school in the city of Paso Robles. According to officials, he is still missing.

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Joe Biden imposed emergency: US President Biden has imposed emergency in the state in view of the situation in California. With this, people will get disaster relief at the earliest.

4 more storms will come: According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of 4 more storms in the next 10 days. This will greatly affect the area of ​​Northern California.

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