VIDEO | A major storm hit California, five dead, over 92 without power
At least five people were killed after hundreds of trees fell in and around San Francisco during a storm that hit northern California on Wednesday. Two people died in their vehicles and one after a tree fell on his tent.
Heavy rain and wind have been causing problems in Northern California since Tuesday, with 92.000 homes without power and 14.000 people ordered to evacuate.
Another day where California is getting absolutely hammered with heavy rain. Thankfully, the rain is starting to wind down until the end of the week. More on the forecast: https://t.co/JlBNFubGwP #CAwx pic.twitter.com/Y7XXCgq8mN
- WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) March 22, 2023
50.000 people were warned to be on standby to move to higher altitude.
This is already the 12th storm to hit California since December last year, and more than 20 deaths have been recorded during that period.