Emergency Declared As Flooding Damages Dozens Of Homes In West Virginia

Flooding damages dozens of homes in West Virginia

The Governor of the US state of West Virginia declared a state of emergency

It was declared for the McDowell County due to flooding.

The move came after flooding from heavy rains on Tuesday damaged more than 75 homes, 12 bridges and multiple roads throughout the county, Jim Justice said in a statement.

The storm also downed trees and power lines and disrupted water systems.

State and local officials have responded and are working to begin the cleanup process, provide necessary repairs, and aid residents in need of assistance

The state of emergency will remain in effect for 30 days.

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