techkenyot.com
techkenyot.com May 22, 2018


Teams Search For Survivors After Montecito Mudslides

14 January 2018, 05:20 | Glen Norman

Cars are seen stranded on the 101 Freeway near Summerland on Jan. 9 2018

Cars are seen stranded on the 101 Freeway near Summerland on Jan. 9 2018

Five people are still missing after the mudslides, according to an update on the County of Santa Barbara's website, which warned people to "anticipate the numbers of missing persons to fluctuate significantly".

Rescuers have searched frantically for the missing after rivers of mud and boulders flooded through neighborhoods in and near Montecito, an affluent seaside community east of Santa Barbara, demolishing homes and leaving roads impassable.

"This house is across the street now so we have to search these piles where people could've potentially floated into", he said.

Ms Benitez lived with her sister-in-law, Marilyn Ramos, 27, who was asleep with her daughter, Kaelly, 3, when mud crashed through their Montecito rental home, carrying both to their deaths.

Jeremy Corbyn says Labour doesn't support a second Brexit vote
Other Labour have figures - including the party's Deputy Tom Watson - have repeatedly refused to rule out another vote. He told ITV's Peston on Sunday: "The single market is dependent on membership of the European Union".

Search and rescue crews recovered the body of Morgan Corey, 25, who was found in debris near Mill Road about 9 a.m. Saturday, officials said.

There are currently seven people still missing after the mudslides, with authorities now calling for public support in finding the locals, who range in age from two to 62-years-old.

The fires burned most vegetation, leaving flawless conditions for the latest disaster to unfold. "... We didn't take it serious (ly) enough".

"(In) four minutes the water was through our wall and in our house, nearly to the second story", he said. "But we just feel lucky that we were able to get out and (are) alive".

Canucks snap 5-game losing streak against the Columbus Blue Jackets
The evening didn't get off to a great start for Markstrom, as he gave up a soft power play goal to Seth Jones in the first period. Johnson, who turns 31 on Saturday, has scored two goals and added five assists in 46 games with the Blue Jackets this season.

After a wildfire, burned vegetation and charred soil create a water repellent layer which blocks water absorption. Walls of mud and debris cascaded down hillsides stripped of trees and shrubs by last month's wildfires, including the Thomas Fire, the largest blaze in the state's history.

The, was declared fully contained Friday. Latest maps produced by ESRI show that huge swathes of southern California are still at risk from the landslides.

He said: "Our hearts beak for the communities first ravaged by fires and now these mudslides".

"(But) no storm brings down everything that is susceptible.

SHOCKING: Is 'mastermind' Vikas Gupta out of Salman Khan's Bigg Boss?
Bigg Boss 11 is gearing towards its Grand Finale and the victor of the reality show is expected to be announced very soon. Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta will also make the viewers roll on the floor laughing with their hilarious performance.

What can be done? With most utilities out of commission or about to be cut off, staying behind was not an option for many. But Tom Fayram, the deputy director of the county's flood control district, said the crews were making great progress and he was confident that at least a base level of water would be able to pass through the creek channels.



Other News

Trending Now

LG's new ThinQ smart fridge rocks 29-inch touchscreen
LG's EasyClean oven can access recipe information and begin preheating automatically. This news content was configured by WebWire editorial staff.

Eight dead after fire rips through community centre in Portugal
The fire spread very rapidly but was finally controlled after an hour, the Tondela fire service said. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was heading to the scene on Sunday.

Q2 Weather: Quick shot of snow and cold again
Temperatures on Monday will remain steady through Noon, with teens and single digits by afternoon. Winds will be increasing throughout the evening before shifting out of the north in the morning.

The uplifting way people from 's**thole countries' are responding to President Trump
While Trump and his supports believe that he speaks for the "forgotten men and women" of America, many in his hometown are fuming. Brinkley said Trump was the most racist president since Woodrow Wilson, who served from 1913 until 1921.

Plane skids off Turkish runway metres from the sea
The plane , belonging to private low-priced carrier Pegasus, had arrived from the capital Ankara. Dramatic photos from the scene quickly circulated on social media.

Forex- Dollar Falls As China Considers Slowing US Bond Purchases
But they added that "Doubts about (U.S. bonds) allure should not be overblown as a threat of imminent dumping". Investors are getting anxious about what America's biggest foreign creditor might do next.

Power Being Restored At CES After Outage
It's amusing to see a phone held captive in what's essentially an electricity vending machine as its owner paces back and forth. The lights went out at around 11:13AM PST after over an inch of rain fell in Las Vegas , causing flash flooding across the city.

WEEKEND WEATHER: Temperatures and Wind chills stay low the next couple days
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Take a look at high temperatures for the next five days on the space coast and across Central Florida.

Before and After Photos Show What Mudslides Did to Montecito
County emergency manager Jeff Gater said officials decided not to send one sooner out of concern it might not be taken seriously. The disaster was already unfolding when Santa Barbara County officials sent out their first cellphone alert at 3:50 a.m.

The Indiana Pacers can't stop making comebacks
IN outscored Cleveland 32-16 in the third quarter to erase a 14-point halftime deficit and take a 76-74 lead after three quarters. The Pacers overcame a 22-point deficit in their 97-95 victory over Cleveland, handing the Cavaliers their third straight loss.