In the South American state of California in the floods and landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 13 people, more than 20 people were injured. Caused considerable material damage.
On Tuesday, January 9, reported the press service of the fire Department of the County of Santa Barbara, reports news Agency Reuters.
According to the report, thousands of residents of the coastal settlements of the County previously received the instruction to evacuate, but only 10-15% of them obeyed and left their homes.
Affected by the disaster areas, conducted search and rescue operation. Local authorities fear that the death toll could rise.