Sunday, December 15, 2019

2 children dead after being swept away in Arizona floodwaters

Climate disruption is causing more cases of heavy rainfall, leading to more cases like this.

CBS News•December 14, 2019

Two children are dead and another is still missing after the vehicle they were traveling in was swept away in floodwaters in Arizona's Tonto Basin, the Gila County Sheriff's Office said Saturday. The Gila County Sheriff's Office told CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO-TV the victims found were a five-year-old boy and a five-year-old girl. They were found about three miles from the crash scene.


Arizona has been hit with powerful storms this weekend. The National Weather Service said a record rainfall of 0.31 inches fell in Yuma, Arizona, on Thursday,


tags: severe weather, extreme weather

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