Rescue workers taking stock on Sunday of the destruction caused by a flash flood in Ellicott City, Maryland, in the US. Flooding from torrential rain killed two people, with a street collapsing under flood waters and cars swept away, officials said. Ellicott City, about 56km north-east of Washington, DC, received almost 15cm of rain in two hours late last Saturday as thunderstorms moved through the region, causing the Tiber, a tributary of the Patapsco River, to break its banks, officials said.
- PublishedAug 2, 2016, 5:00 am SGT
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