At least 25 people, including 4 children, died in the flood caused by heavy rain in the eastern part of the state of Kentucky

Newshub18 :At least 25 people, including 4 children, died in the flood caused by heavy rain in the eastern part of the state of Kentucky

At least 25 people, including 4 children, have died in floods caused by heavy rains in the eastern part of the US state of Kentucky. The death toll is expected to rise. Reuters news.
Operation is underway to rescue flood affected people. Local time last Saturday, state governor Andy Beshear gave these information. Beshiar told reporters, “We are still in an emergency situation. Rescue operations are underway. The death toll that is being given may increase.

130 to 250 mm of rain was recorded there from last Wednesday to Thursday. Houses were swept away by the flood. Roads are submerged. The river bank is broken. The region is prone to floods due to its steep mountains and narrow valleys, but experts also blame climate change for the floods.
The devastating flooding is the second major national disaster to hit Kentucky in seven months. Last December, several tornadoes killed about 80 people in the western part of the state.

President Joe Biden announced last Friday that Kentucky was in a major disaster. Kentucky will receive funding from the federal government because of the president’s announcement.

Experts blame climate change

Electricity and water connections are disconnected in various areas. Local time last Saturday, state governor Andy Beshear told reporters that the death toll could rise. Now the situation is not good. Rescue operations are underway.
130 to 250 mm of rain was recorded there from last Wednesday to Thursday. Houses were swept away by the flood. Roads are submerged. The river bank is broken. The steep hills and narrow valleys make the region more prone to flooding, but experts also blame climate change for the floods.
The devastating flooding is the second major national disaster to hit Kentucky in seven months. Last December, several tornadoes killed about 80 people in the western part of the state.
Local police authorities said that the flood situation has become so dire that relief operations have to be accelerated. Many people are still missing. It has also become difficult to find them.#
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