News Brief 9/15/2013, Tishrei 11, 5774
Colorado Residents Evacuated From Flash Flooding, Hundreds Lost
The state of Colorado is undergoing a large-scale rescue operation after devastating mountain flooding left five dead and hundreds unaccounted for.
Many residents have already been forced to evacuate affected areas, while there are still hundreds stranded among the cut-off roads since Thursday.
Food and water supplies have run low in some communities, and the National Guard has been deployed to one town to provide supplies while the inhabitants wait to be rescued.