Drone Footage Shows Extent of 'Once-in-500-Year' New Zealand Flood

StoryfulPublished: May 27, 20173 views
Published: May 27, 2017

There were <a href="http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/91275516/in-pictures-edgecumbe-evacuated-in-500year-event" target="_blank">mass evacuations from the New Zealand town of Edgecumbe</a> on April 6 after what a local mayor called a once-in-500-year flood. This drone footage shows the extent of the flooding, with water surging over the banks of the Rangitaiki River.

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