Heavy rains in Alabama sparking 6-inch floods kill four

Alabama rains leave four dead. Among the deceased is a four-year-old girl and an 18-year-old girl. Six-inch floods left hundreds of peopl...

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  • Alabama rains leave four dead.
  • Among the deceased is a four-year-old girl and an 18-year-old girl.
  • Six-inch floods left hundreds of people stranded.

In Alabama, torrential rains were recorded resulting in flooding of at least six inches. In the latest news, it was announced that four people died as a result of this event; Among the victims, an 18-year-old girl and a four-year-old girl stand out.

So far, it is known that the rains have reached a catastrophic level that has left hundreds of people stranded in addition to the fact that the roads remain closed. Emergency services and the Police Department continue to work so that the inhabitants are safe.

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: Ravages of Rains

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: Ravages of Rains
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The Sun reported this afternoon that the heavy rains that are developing in Alabama have caused quite a bit of problems in the area. The floods have caused the closure of roads and the prevention of the inhabitants of the state, so that they are careful due to the level that the water has reached in the last hours.

According to the news outlet, flash flood warnings went into effect Thursday for a swath of the southeastern United States after a stagnant weather front soaked Alabama. Flooding has reached as much as six inches in recent hours. Filed Under: Alabama Floods Kill Dead

Alabama floods leave dead: they had to be rescued

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: They Had To Be Rescued
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The Associated Press reported that dozens of people had to be rescued Wednesday night in central Alabama, where the National Weather Service said up to 13 inches (33 centimeters) of rain fell. These floods have registered a new record in the state due to the height it reached on the night of this Wednesday and during the afternoon of this Thursday.

Another of the state’s tragic losses was that a southern Alabama city was temporarily fired from its main grocery store when a stream rushed through the doors of Piggly Wiggly. That store is one of the largest in that part of the state, and one of the most visited throughout the year. Filed Under: Alabama Floods Kill Dead

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: Four Deaths Recorded

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: Four Deaths Recorded
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According to the AP, a 4-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman were killed in separate incidents when flooding washed away vehicles in northeast Alabama, Marshall County Coroner Cody Nugent said. Two more people were found dead, due to the registered floods.

“Investigators found the bodies of a boyfriend and girlfriend, both 23, inside a car that was washed away by a stream in the Birmingham suburb of Hoover,” announced Shelby County Medical Examiner Lina Evans. Unfortunately, it is collateral damage from the rains in the region. Filed Under: Alabama Floods Kill Dead

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: News of Child’s Death

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: News of Child's Death
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Through social media, the Marshall County police announced the death of the four-year-old girl, mentioning that they had found her on Haynes Road & Hickory Hill Road and she was found around 11:00 p.m., while the woman 18-year-old was recovered on Friendship Road in the Union Grove area at 7 a.m.

“As of 7:00 am this morning our office can confirm two deaths as a result of the floods. A 4-year-old girl died on Haynes Road & Hickory Hill Road and was recovered around 11:50 p.m., Wednesday night. An 18-year-old woman was recovered on Friendship Road in the Union Grove area around 7:00 am this morning. ”They announced on Facebook. Filed Under: Alabama Floods Kill Dead

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: Families Notified

Alabama Floods Kill Dead: Families Notified
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At that time, it was being mentioned that the families were being notified by the elements of the police, so the public was asked for patience to make known about the people who had been found in the aforementioned regions, in addition to that they could not give more information out of respect for family members.

“We are working with the police and fire departments on both incidents to ensure that the families have been notified. No additional information can be published at this time. ”, Announced the Marshall County Police Department through its account official From Facebook. Filed Under: Alabama Floods Kill Dead

More than eighty people were rescued

More than eighty people were rescued
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According to the news outlet, Weather.com, more than 80 people were rescued from flooded homes in nearby Pelham. In addition to the Pelham Fire Department, it announced that 15 more people had to be removed from cars that got stuck in the floods. More than 100 first responders from 15 agencies participated in the rescues and a dozen boats were deployed.

UPDATE AT 5:45 AM: 281 calls for service during active flood event. 82 rescued from houses. 15-20 rescued vehicles. 15 agencies assisted in the operation. 107 emergency responses and 16 mounted boats and 12 were in the water at some point. ”, Announced the Fire Department through Facebook.

Sheriff’s statements

Sheriff's statements
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According to News 5, Sheriff Jackson announced that businesses, schools and other services will be closed, due to the high level that the water has reached in the last hours. The police chief reported that they are looking for a way to help businesses that have been having problems with the floods.

“We’re hoping the rain stops so we can get some of this water out of here to start getting out of here and we can start going into these businesses that have been flooded, to see what we can do to help them,” Sheriff Jackson said after the closure of businesses and schools will be announced.

Took cars

Took cars
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According to The Associated Press, he obtained statements from Jill Caskey, a driver who observed a tow truck towing her vehicle due to the impressive amount of water that was gushing out at the site and which did impossible to keep driving, since it was in the facilities of a parking lot.

“The water was getting into the car so fast I had to jump out the window,” said Jill Caskey, who watched a tow truck tow her SUV from a low parking lot in Pelham Thursday morning. The car stopped while trying to navigate the floodwaters during the deluge and rescued AP

Took lives

Car fell into the river
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A powerful storm claimed several lives last weekend. Authorities confirmed that seven members of a family died after the car they were traveling in fell into a river during heavy rains in Pakistan, South Asia.

Quoting the police, the news agency AP reported that a family of seven, including two children, was killed when their car fell into a river amid heavy rains that hit the suburbs of Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, in the early hours of Saturday, October 2.

Car fell into river and family died in Pakistan

Car fell into the river
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Officer Ali Raza said the family was returning home after attending a wedding ceremony in a nearby village. He mentioned that the driver apparently did not realize he was pulling off the road and the car fell into a river after hitting a fence on a small bridge that crosses it.

Spokesperson Ali Raza also explained that the car sank in the river waters and that people only managed to spot it on Saturday morning when the water began to recede. Although they were not identified, it was specified that the victims were four women, two children and a man.

The car fell into a river during heavy rain

Car fell into the river
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The AP news agency said recent monsoon rains across much of Pakistan have made some roads dangerous. Many of the country’s highways lack safety signs and safety is largely ignored by motorists.

The diaries The Telegraph, ABC News and KCTV 5 Among others, they also cited the short AP report when publishing this Saturday the tragedy that claimed seven lives of the same family when a car fell into a river during heavy rainfall that hit Islamabad.

 

 

 

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