At slightest 17 people have died from large mudslides in a rich Southern California region, according to internal authorities.
A complicated charge on Tuesday triggered peep floods and unleashed waste in Montecito, Santa Barbara, around 2:30 a.m. internal time (PST), the LA Times reported.
As Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown told reporters on Tuesday night: “The best way we can news it is it looked like a World War One battlefield.”
Rescue crews with dogs and scanners were still looking for at slightest 13 people reportedly blank on Wednesday, the sheriff’s bureau pronounced in a Reuters report. One hundred single-family homes were also broken and hundreds of other buildings were reportedly damaged.
Take a demeanour at the harrowing scenes below.