USA: Missouri Hit By Severe Flood From The Overflowing Mississippi River

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USA: Missouri Hit By Severe Flood From The Overflowing Mississippi River

The changing climate is taking over the world in the most disastrous forms. This time, it is the overflowing Mississipi river which on Wednesday got flooded has destroyed and drenched several communities living by its side.

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As a result, the civilian life has come to a standstill and shutdown of the Interstate-44 lifeline while the warning has been broadcasted about the increase in the water level which is in turn expected to exceed more than a dozen leaves.

 New York, New England and elsewhere. Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas

 

On Wednesday After taking a tour to endangered areas near St. Louis  the Government Jay Nixon, who activated the National Guard informed a leading news channel that the state was eventually fastened in a “massive flood fight”, he further added “This is not a summer flood, this is dangerous” as a warning which talked of the complications that would arise due to the low temperatures, therefore severe measures need to be taken.

USA: Missouri Hit By Severe Flood From The Overflowing Mississippi River

As a forecast, the growing river is anticipated to be hitting the Memphis on 3 January. Along with this on the New Year’s Day, the high water level the Ohio River is expected to hit Paducah, Ky., while  Little Rock on the Arkansas River.

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The transportation in Missouri has been severely impacted, where accidents and snow have blocked the road, and the roads are completely jammed with the trucks, causing a disturbance in the movement of the people to safe shelters.

 

SOURCE: National weather service Frank Pompa – NOAA, USA TODAY

Winter weather slowed traffic to a crawl in parts of New York, New England and elsewhere. Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas were among states battling flooding from days of heavy rain.

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During the rising water level, the Missouri transportation officials also reported the shutdown of the 200 state highways. Winter weather slowed traffic to a crawl in parts of New York, New England and elsewhere. Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas were among states battling flooding from days of heavy rain.

 New York, New England and elsewhere. Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas

As per reports ‘At least 20 deaths over several days in Missouri and Illinois were blamed on flooding, mostly involving vehicles that drove onto swamped roadways’.

 Winter weather slowed traffic to a crawl in parts of New York, New England and elsewhere. Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas were among states battling flooding from days of heavy rain. Flooded homes in Pacific, Mo. after torrential rains Homes in Pacific, Mo., were flooded after torrential rains over the past several days pushed already swollen rivers and streams to virtually unheard-of heights in parts of Missouri and Illinois. Huy Mach, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, via AP

Officials are in an attempt to collect perishable foods for the emergency.

It is the days of heavy rains, ice, tornadoes which has apparently led to parts of  New York, New England and elsewhere. Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas to battle the flood.

 

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