Torrential Rain Lashes Washington DC, Flights and Trains Delayed

Published on : Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Flooding many neighborhoods and hobbling electricity and transportation networks, torrential rain lashed Washington DC and surrounding areas on Monday.

 

 

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning as the storm hit, Bernama News reported adding that roads were drowned and the storm forced closures of many major arteries. Airports and rail networks were also hit, causing delays.

 

The American capital’s Ronald Reagan airport received around 83 millimeters of rainfall in just one hour, the NWS added in a tweet.

 

The main power vault of the National Archives building — which houses some of the most important The White House was not spared either. Footage posted by several correspondents and outlets showed puddles forming in one of its basements.

 

Emergency services said they received dozens of calls from citizens seeking help.
The rainfall and floodwaters subsided later in the day, as damage assessments began in the District of Columbia — where Washington is located — and neighboring parts of Virginia and Maryland.

Related Posts

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 20 RAM20
  • 21 ameistanbul 2020
  • 22 BLTM Banner 2020
  • 22 iitm 2020
  • 23 Emitt 2020
  • 24 OTM-Banner 2020
  • 25 aviation-festival-asia 2020
  • 25 fitur 2020
  • 30 GWS-2020
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

    1. GO 2020

      January 16 - January 19
    2. VAKANTIEBEURS 2020

      January 16 - January 19
    3. GRENZENLOS 2020

      January 17 - January 19
    4. MATKA 2020

      January 17 - January 19
    5. TOURISSIMA LILLE 2020

      January 17 - January 19
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com