Drone video of flooded Felton in Santa Cruz County
At least 14 people were killed and fiveyear-old boy remains missing as series of severe storms continue to hit California.
More lives have been lost in storms that began to batter the state last week – what were caused by two years of Forest fires.
in last two days, more than a foot of Rain is coming in parts of a condition that brings dangerous flash floods and leaves more than 200,000 homes without power as of Tuesday morning.
About 22 million people throughout California and parts of Oregon is under flood advisory, what an atmospheric river looks like set continue to drop heavy rainfall on region.
Extreme weather saw starstudded city of Montecito placed under evacuation order and on tuesday all of San Francisco has been warned of flash flood.
When conditions improved a little, the search resumed. on Tuesday for boy, 5, who was swept away when his mother’s truck stuck in creek near Paso Robles.
More serious weather predicted within a week, increasing the potential for flood, rising rivers and landslides on already saturated soils.
Where are severe storms heading in California?
next a powerful front will hit northern California and the Pacific Northwest from Wednesday.
It comes in a few days of heavy rain that left the land is swampy, which increases risk of landslides, especially in burn scars of forest fires where the land is already destabilized. Heavy rain has also led to a rapid rise in water in rivers and streams through California and parts of far west Nevada.
Oliver O’ConnellJanuary 11, 2023 10:15 am
What is an atmospheric river?
system swampy California is called the “atmospheric river” – or the “river in in sky” – group of water vapor generated over ocean and maybe hundreds of miles wide.
Louise Boyle explains how the phenomenon works and what it means for California.
Stuti MishraJanuary 11, 2023 09:15
Storm’more intense” and remained “much longer”, says fire department like more evacuation order
Additional evacuations ordered in counties like a storm warning remains in Northern California after heavy rains.
Stanislaus County authorities ordered an immediate evacuation. for some residents in Newman area of San Joaquin River and East River Road amid warnings of further rain and strong winds.
California fire The department said the storm on Tuesday was different because “it stayed much longer”.
“This storm was different in that it was here much longer. more intense because of before the storm the ground was much more saturated, which led to a large more flood and more more saves because of soil saturation,” said Barry Parker, division main of Ventura County Fire Department.
latest Pacific storm causes torrential downpours and damaging winds in California knock out power and turn city streets into rivers when landslides cut off highways and entire communities faced evacuation orders.
More than 33 million Californians are at risk of serious weather during the day, as “heavy to excessive” rainfall was expected across the state.
The storms have claimed the lives of at least 17 people. people since then start of in year California Governor Gavin Newsom announced this.
Stuti MishraJanuary 11, 2023 08:15
Older found dead in boat in Morro Bay
Officials confronted the man remains in stored boat on Tuesday morning, and don’t define cause of death.
Morro Bay was flooded by an atmospheric river that brought storms to California. killing young woman in next to Avila beach on Monday when she car was overtaken flood water.
Josh MarkusJanuary 11, 2023 07:15
The worst climate disasters of 2022
Forest fires are raging in the suburbs of London. One third of Pakistan underwater. Drought-related famine is coming for dozens of millions of people in West Africa. Billions of dollars in damage from a 500-year hurricane that hit Florida.
year 2022 brought disaster after disaster around the planet with Scientists are increasingly able to point to the climate crisis as the root cause.
Here, Independent looks back some of most unbalanced and destructive events ruled by humanity permanent dependency on burning fossil fuels:
Oliver O’ConnellJanuary 11, 2023 06:15
center damage on Santa Barbara
with soil already rich, a lot of the damage was centered around city of Santa Barbara, about 100 miles (160 km) to the northwest. of Los Angeles, where steep foothills descend to the Pacific Ocean.
Some remote spots reported more more than a foot (30cm) of rain including San Marcos Pass in the Santa Ynes Mountains above Santa Barbara, where more More than 17 inches (43 cm) fell, according to the NWS.
At the Oso Ranch area of Santa Ynez mountains, dirt and debris on the roadway isolated around 400 people and 70 horses, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said. on Twitter posting photos of a vehicle stuck in dirt. Save teams we on Way spokesman Scott Safechuck said.
Off the coast, the California Highway Patrol blocked US 101, main highway connecting northern and southern California, with no estimated time on opening.
Josh MarkusJanuary 11, 2023 05:15
Officials issued an evacuation order on Monday of about 25,000 people including the entire wealthy enclave of Montecito near Santa Barbara due to increased flood and mudflow risks. 4000 people of planada, and community in Central California, started their Tuesday morning with order for their evacuation homes county sheriff office.
The Montecito evacuation zone was among 17 California regions where authorities fear continued torrential downpours could trigger deadly cascades. of dirt, boulders and other debris in hill slopes.
to the southeast in Ventura County, crews worked all night to rescue drivers stuck in three feet of Mudflow occurred on Highway 126, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Oliver O’ConnellJanuary 11, 2023 04:15
The San Francisco Man Goes Viral for spraying a homeless man with house during the storm
San Francisco could be facing heavy rains but it didn’t stop one business owner in in the city’s financial district from spraying a homeless man with hose on Monday.
In the clip, which later went viral, the man can be seen saying “move over” as he blows up the man: who is sitting on pavement wrapped in blankets.
As San Francisco Standard reports, city short thousands of Shelter beds needed for house those on its streets as heavy rains hit the bay area.
Josh MarkusJanuary 11, 2023 03:00
Will epic Are California storms enough to end the state’s drought?
Intensive weather often proved disastrous on land, resulting in floods, downed trees and landslides that killed at least 16 people. people and left approximately 224000 people in state without power, Washington Post reports.
For all the destruction it has caused, will the atmospheric river bring an end to California’s historic drought. the worst in state history? Not exactly, scientists say.
Read our full report to understand why.
Josh MarkusJanuary 11, 2023 02:00
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