Flooding Disrupts DC as Capital Receives Month’s Rain in 1 Hour
The Washington, DC region received a month's worth of rain in one hour Monday, leading to the most severe flooding in the area in recent years, The Washington Post reported.
The climate crisis has led to an uptick in extreme downpours, since warmer air can hold more moisture, according to the National Climate Assessment. ...
The flooding also reached the halls of power, causing leaks in the Pentagon and flooding in the White House basement.
CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr photographed water entering the second floor of the Pentagon from both rain dripping down from the fifth floor and the Potomac River seeping in from below.
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