Evacuations In Northern California From River Flooding

Published February 27, 2019

Rumble Reuters reports A rain-swollen river in Northern California was overflowing its banks early on Wednesday, after authorities ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents in the area and warned that any stragglers could be stranded.Authorities in Sonoma County, about 70 miles north of San Francisco, issued the evacuation orders on Tuesday as the Russian River threatened to flood. The evacuation orders affected more than 20 communities stretching dozens of miles along the river.