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California was struck by a powerful storm.

На Калифорнию обрушился мощный шторм: есть жертвыPowerful showers again questioning the endurance of the highest in the US dam near lake Oroville.

A powerful storm that swept the southern part of the U.S. state of California, caused the deaths of at least two people, and the destruction and inundation of local infrastructure.

This was reported on Saturday, local TV channel CNN.

“In the city of Victorville, County of San Bernardino, on Friday, one person was found dead in the submerged car. The second victim of the storm, a 55-year-old man, was struck with electric current by a falling power line on Friday in Sherman oaks”, – stated in the publication.

It is also reported on other cases where people have suffered. In particular, in Los Angeles car along with the driver fell in the 6.5-meter hole, which was formed from a stream of water on the road.

More than 131 thousand homes lost power as a result of destruction caused by the element. Strong winds piled the trees and power lines in the vast territory of the state.

Meanwhile, the storm from southern part of the state heading North on California. Powerful showers again questioning the endurance of the highest in the US dam near lake Oroville. This week the surrounding areas already subjected to forced evacuation due to the threat of rising water and erosion of earthen hydraulic structures.

At the same time, forecasters predict that the element will rage on the West coast of the United States for the next day.

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