Rare flooding traps 1,000 people in US Death Valley

About 60 cars are immobilised by debris from monsoonal rain at the Inn at Death Valley, in Death Valley National Park, California, USA, on Friday. Intense and rare rainfall in the state’s famous Death Valley has caused major flooding, trapping approximately 1,000 people inside the national park. – AFP/National Park Service handout, August 6, 2022.

MAJOR flooding in California’s Death Valley yesterday stranded approximately 1,000 people, buried cars and shut down all roads into and out of the famously parched national park.

No injuries were reported, according to the National Park Service, but around 60 cars were bogged down under several feet of debris.

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