Historic Rainfall from Hurricane Joaquin Washes Out Roads, Flood Homes, Forces Rescues

After historic rainfall drenched parts of South Carolina, flash flooding stranded hundreds, forcing several rescue attempts.

State of Emergency declared in South Carolina. At least 5 people have were killed by flash floods in South Carolina by the end of the weekend, but officials are concerned that more flooding deaths will be discovered. Swift-water rescue teams have been dispatched throughout South Carolina.

Hundreds have been rescued from fast-moving floodwaters in South Carolina as days of driving rain reach a dangerous crescendo.

Residents in Charleston, South Carolina took their kayaks to the streets after flooding left standing water downtown. Although Hurricane Joaquin will not reach the east coast, heavy rains and high winds are hitting the eastern states.

Residents in Charleston, South Carolina took their kayaks to the streets after flooding left standing water downtown. Although Hurricane Joaquin will not reach the east coast, heavy rains and high winds are hitting the eastern states.



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