Drone Footage Shows Scale of Raleigh Flooding

StoryfulPublished: May 27, 201722 views
Published: May 27, 2017

Heavy rain led to widespread flooding and road closures in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday, April 25.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency warning for central Wake County on Tuesday. The area has been hit with eight inches of rain since Sunday, which is more than the average April rainfall of <a href="http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/flooding-submerges-roads-in-raleigh-north-carolina-as-8-inches-of-rain-deluge-the-city/70001493" target="_blank">2.39 inches</a>. This drone footage captures the scale of the flooding.

Transport officials stated that 100 road closures occurred across the state, according to <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/north-carolina-rains-bring-vehicle-rescues-flooding-worries-47005910" target="_blank">local reports</a>.

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