22 deaths due to floods in Tennessee
Overseas Network, August 23rdFrom the 20th to the 21st local time, the central state of Tennessee in the United States suffered record rainfall and caused floods. So far, at least 22 people have been killed and 60 people are missing.
According to a report by the ABC on the 22nd, data from the National Weather Service showed that the initial rainfall in McEwen, Tennessee on the 21st, was 17.02 inches (approximately 432 mm), which would break the state’s 24-hour rainfall history. Record. Local officials said that the flooding in the area caused cars to be washed up and down like toys, and the foundations of houses were also overturned.
Gray Collier, a public information officer of the Humphreys County Emergency Management Agency in Tennessee, told the US media on the evening of the 22nd that the number of missing persons in the area was “unsure” and was changing rapidly. (Overseas Net Zhang Ni)
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