Flooding in the US state of Tennessee killed 22 people, including newborn twins. On Monday, August 23, reports AP…
It is noted that rescue teams continue to search for those missing as a result of the natural disaster. Work is underway among houses destroyed by a stream of water.
Heavy rain weather has caused extensive damage to rural areas, such as erosion of roads, damage to cell towers and telephone lines. Thus, some residents of the American region did not have the opportunity to contact their loved ones and find out the details of their condition.
Humphreys County Sheriff Chris pointed out that most of the missing lived in areas where the most powerful rise in water was recorded.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee examined the aftermath of the devastating flood, including houses washed from foundations. The population of the affected areas also saw their flooded housing, car debris and other destroyed buildings.
On August 21, Tennessee received 250 to 500 mm of precipitation. At the same time, heavy rains continued on Sunday. The Tennessee National Guard is deployed to assist in water rescue operations.