A destroyed house with furniture still intact inside is seen in Jamestown, Colorado, after a flash flood destroyed much of the town, September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
It is still raining in the eastern Colorado for the fifth day on Saturday, causing more damages to the flooded area as rivers overflow their banks.
Houses, roads, farms and bridges are damaged and destroyed by the flood waters and landslides.
One of the hardest hit areas are in Weld County where the swollen St. Vrain, Big Thompson and Cache La Poudre rivers empty into the South Platte River.
Sean Conway, a commissioner of rural Weld County, said that, “This is a five hundred to a hundred years flood.”
The National Weather Service said that some areas have seen more than 15 inches of rain in a span of three days, which is above average rainfall totals for an entire year.
National Guard troops and local emergency crews team up on search and rescue missions.
The seasonal monsoon rains started on Monday and by Wednesday night, flood waters flowed down from the mountain canyons into the foothills, particularly Boulder.
Ashlee Herring, a spokeswoman for the Boulder Office of Emergency Management said, “All the roads on the western side of the county are lost – they’re gone.”
A flood-destroyed car lies submerged in mud and debris in Jamestown, Colorado, after a flash flood destroyed much of the town, September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Further downstream in Morgan County, the farming communities of Weldona, Goodrich, Muir Springs and Orchard were under evacuation orders.
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There are garbage islands in China’s Yangtze River after the terrible flood.
In some part, the garbage were so thick that people can stand on it.
Flood caused the garbage islands by carrying garbage from one place to another and dump them into the river.
The flood damaged buildings and trees.
The debris from the flood caused the garbage islands too.
And the amount of garbage in the river could jam the gate of the dam.
The water will became smelly and dirty.
And there will be lots of bad germs in the river.
The germs can kill the fishes and other animals that live in the river.
Contaminated water is bad for human too.
It can cause Cholera, diarrhoea, food poisoning, some skin diseases and other health problems.
I knew that flood cause garbage but I did not know that it can caused garbage islands.
This is another disaster for China.
The flood had killed more than 800 people so far.
More heavy rain is expected and more people will be effected by the flood.
Roads, bridges, buildings, farms and others are damaged and destroyed by the flood.
A lot of the victims are poor and they lost almost everything.
Some victims are suffering from fever, diarrhea and skin problems.
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On the way to Terengganu I saw a lot of things.
My big sister Kaman took a lot of pictures.
I saw an old house. It is beautiful.
I saw fire at the Petronas Complex in Kerteh.
I saw a big Petronas sign board.
I saw Malaysian flags and Terengganu flags too.
I saw triangle trees.
I saw rivers. They are long.
I saw coconut trees. Some are big and some are small.
I saw a big young coconut by the road.
My big sister Kaman also took a picture of my big sister Kafah.