Flash Flood in Utah

Flashflood in Utah triggers Debris Flow

On August 30th massive rain storms precipitated huge amounts of water in this basin in Utah. These then travelled along a canyon in a flashflood and triggered a debris flow.

 

Additionally, there is drone footage following the front of the flow. It is amazing how rain can trigger such a force of nature. Unfortunately, this flood caused the death of 16 people and 4 more missing. It shows how dangerous extreme weather events can be.

Read more on Washington Post

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