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The Tennessee governor, Bill Lee, comforts Shirley Foster,

who has just learned a friend died in the flooding.

 

Photograph: Alan Poizner/AP

 

Tennessee floods sweep away homes and leave many missing in pictures

A record-breaking deluge in Tennessee Saturday

caused flash flooding that swept away houses,

shattered lives and left at least 22 people dead.

In Waverly, one of the hardest hit towns, about 60 miles west of Nashville,

the local department of public safety posted a list of 25 people still missing

Agencies

G

Mon 23 Aug 2021 15.02 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2021/aug/23/
tennessee-floods-missing-people-waverly-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flash floods in Maryland leaves main street underwater        G        27 May 22018

 

 

 

 

Flash floods in Maryland leaves main street underwater        Video        The Guardian        27 May 22018

 

Flood waters and heavy rain

has completely submerged

the main street of the historic Ellicott City

in Maryland.

 

Authorities were assessing the damage

after the flood waters swept away parked cars

on Sunday.

 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vcurid2rvHo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

flash flooding / flash floods        USA

 

2021

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/17/
1038180240/texas-hones-solutions-to-keep-drivers-away-from-flash-floods

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2021/aug/23/
tennessee-floods-missing-people-waverly-in-pictures

 

https://www.gocomics.com/claybennett/2021/08/24

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/22/
us/tennessee-flash-flooding.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/08/08/
1025941135/heavy-rains-lead-to-flash-flooding-in-eastern-nebraska

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/20/
1008463142/life-threatening-flash-flooding-rises-in-claudettes-path

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/17/
913938750/sally-brings-widespread-flash-floods-to-inland-areas-after-causing-havoc-on-coas

 

 

 

 

https://apps.npr.org/ellicott-city/ - Nov. 2019

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/28/
614956451/flash-flood-tears-through-maryland-town-for-second-time-in-two-years

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/07/16/
537578413/at-least-8-people-dead-after-flash-flooding-in-rural-arizona

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/16/us/
utah-flash-floods.html

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2015/04/04/
397460621/in-kentucky-rescuers-scramble-to-reach-people-trapped-by-flash-floods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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