‘Life-threatening’ rainfall to hit southeast USA

Weather experts are predicting massive flooding to affect much of the southeast and mid-Atlantic states of the US this weekend as historic rainfall threatens the area.

Hurricane Joaquin press conference in Maryland.

Hurricane Joaquin press conference in Maryland. Image by Maryland GovPics / CC BY 2.0

A combination of low-pressure and moisture brought in from Hurricane Joaquin will see extremely heavy rain fall over much of the region. The weather service in South Carolina have called it a ‘historic and potentially life-threatening’ event. Officials are urging people to use caution when travelling as flooding will affect areas not normally known for it. Read more: usatoday.com

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