Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood

An aerial view of flooding in Davenport, Iowa, U.S., April 30, 2019 taken by a drone and obtained from social media. Courtesy: facebook.com/QCDrone via REUTERS

(Reuters) – Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Mississippi River surged in, forcing dozens of people to evacuate. Up to six-feet (1.8 meters) of water flooded some areas of central Davenport, 80 miles southeast of Cedar […]

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