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Floodwaters rush by Montecito, California on Monday afternoon

Much of California is on flood watch on Tuesday as some areas method ten inches of complete rainfall whereas bracing for floods and landslides.

Road blockages, landslides and toppled bushes have already been reported in and round Los Angeles. A large tree additionally crashed in a Los Angeles neighbourhood on Monday, damaging parked automobiles and downing energy strains.

Flood watches for different areas, together with the Bay Area, Sacramento and San Diego are nonetheless in impact as of Tuesday morning.

Officials are warning Californians to keep away from highway journey and put together for energy outages, mud or rock slides and coastal flooding. Portions of the US-101 and Pacific Coast Highway have been blocked on Monday as rainfall intensified and floodwaters rushed onto the main roadway.

Meanwhile, Santa Barbara County officers issued evacuation warnings for some waterfront neighbourhoods, which may persist by Wednesday.

Many elements of California are already saturated from the heavy rain after a storm earlier this month prompted a whole bunch of landslides up to now.

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Southwest California shores ought to put together for flooding

Southwest coastal communities similar to Santa Barbara and Malibu ought to put together for flooding at this time, the National Weather Service mentioned.

This warning comes amid the final forecasted day of heavy rainfall in California. Large breaking waves are hitting a number of factors alongside the state’s coast, and coastal erosion is posing a hazard to close by buildings, officers say.

California residents ought to keep away from coastal areas if potential by Wednesday, officers say

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Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 18:40

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SEE IT: Satellite imagery of ‘firehose of moisture’ over California

Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 18:20

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ICYMI: Southern California rainfall complete approaches 10 inches in some areas

Sunday by Monday, almost 10 inches of rain fell in Santa Barbara County, California, in line with the National Weather Service. Other close by counties principally noticed 6-8 inches of rain.

Several Santa Barbara County neighbourhoods are beneath evacuation warnings as rain continues, bringing threats of flash floods.

Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 18:00

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SEE IT: Satellite imagery of ‘gravity waves’ rippling throughout California as storm blows by the state

Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 17:40

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WATCH: Entire Bay Area beneath flood watch

Entire Bay Area beneath flood watch

Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 17:20

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SEE IT: Swirling storm over California brings extra rain, snow at this time by Wednesday

Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 17:01

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Massive waves hit the coast of California

The National Weather Service is warning Los Angeles residents to keep away from coastlines at this time as extreme thunderstorms trigger massive, unpredictable waves.

“The WAVES ARE LARGE today over nearly all beaches thanks to a big 10-15 foot long period west swell,” the NWS wrote on X. “These waves are very DANGEROUS. STAY FAR BACK from the waves and OFF THE ROCKS.”

Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 16:40

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Weather to ease on Wednesday morning

Through Tuesday evening, extreme thunderstorms will proceed to impression the southern coast and heavy snow will proceed to fall in California’s mountain areas.

The extreme climate impacting California will start to subside on Wednesday

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Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 16:20

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SEE IT: Massive tree falls in Los Angeles neighbourhood, damaging vehicles and energy strains

Officials clear up a big tree that fell in a Los Angeles neighbourhood, damaging automobiles and energy strains on 19 February 2024

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High winds and heavy rain prompted bushes like this one to fall all through California, inflicting harm to property and energy strains

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Less than 7,000 folks throughout California are with out energy as of Tuesday

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Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 16:00

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Mudslide damages roadside fence in Los Angeles

Officials closed a part of Interstate 5 in Los Angeles, California to finish repairs on a fence broken by a mudslide on Monday.

With California soils already over-saturated from a brutal storm earlier this month, the chance of mudslides is excessive because the state battles yet one more heavy spell of rain.

Katie Hawkinson20 February 2024 15:40


https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/california-flooding-weather-storm-mudslides-live-b2499236.html