California mudslide concerns

Heavy rains in areas left barren by wildfires cause flashfloods throughout the state. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.
2:12 | 11/30/18

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We turn out to the developing story on the West Coast evacuations are underway after heavy rain triggered flash flooding and mudslides hundreds of crashes have been reported on the roads. This morning here are growing concerns in California towns already coping with disaster. Back to back to read it again. Overnight evacuations got under way in areas of the state ravaged by historic wildfires. The big worry heavy rain falling on hillsides left barren by fire leaving the potential for devastating mudslides and this video shows a mud flow quickly overwhelming at creek in Orange County. And this road in San Bernardino County closed after debris flowed across both lanes. Josh Haskell are Los Angeles station was they are as one mudslides blocked a road in Malibu. There is this mud slide that. His blocked the road in you can see county public works crews they're trying to clear but what what I'm told is that a 24 inch wide pipe that was supposed stick. Suck up a lot of this water and mud was clogged by debris which we know. It it happens and what we've been so concerned about here in the burn areas. Stan Smith is among those filling sandbags helping neighbors after losing his home in the woolsey's fire last month DARPA to get a house. Doesn't exist anymore so we not to worry about too much goes down intervene. But. Never if it comes down the hill gets really bad then sued him down their house. The heavy rain also forced evacuations in northern California were nearly 141000. Homes were destroyed in the so called campfire. Several people in Chico had to be rescued after getting stranded in floodwaters. From. Meanwhile we're getting a dramatic new look inside that historic wildfire in the town of paradise this month as flames marched toward this neighborhood. The sheriff's office released body cam video showing a deputy evacuating foreign nurses from a hospital. As thick smoke and flames began to surround them you can hear a woman yelling for help. In the distance from. Deputy eventually leading those nurses to safety with little time to spare a big I.

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