Storms pound US, causing mudslides, power outages

In Arizona, heavy rains caused flooding that crippled infrastructure, closed roadways and led to the death of a woman at Grand Canyon National Park, hanno detto i funzionari.

Rebecca Copeland, 29, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, was found in the Colorado River on Thursday after a flash flood struck during a rafting trip.

ARIZONA HIT HARD WITH FLASH FLOODING IN WILDFIRE BURN SCAR

The city of Flagstaff and Coconino County opened a joint emergency operations center and Gov. Doug Ducey issued an emergency declaration for the area Friday.

Severe post-wildfire flooding is creating dangerous challenges for communities in northern Arizona,” Egli ha detto. “The flooding is causing road closures, damaging property and putting Arizonans’ safety at risk.

A resident shovels back floodwater as monsoon rains fell on the Museum Fire burn area causing flooding from the Paradise Wash in east Flagstaff, Ariz. di mercoledì, luglio 14, 2021. The threat of flash flooding will remain through next week, the National Weather Service said, though the coverage will be more scattered than widespread. (Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP)

A resident shovels back floodwater as monsoon rains fell on the Museum Fire burn area causing flooding from the Paradise Wash in east Flagstaff, Ariz. di mercoledì, luglio 14, 2021. The threat of flash flooding will remain through next week, the National Weather Service said, though the coverage will be more scattered than widespread. (Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP)

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