Homes Damaged as Deadly Floods Hit Jackson

At least eight people were killed after heavy rains caused flash flooding in eastern Kentucky on Thursday, July 28, authorities said.

Gov Andy Beshear said the death toll was expected to rise to “double digits” following the “historic” flooding that continued to impact eastern parts of the state into Thursday night.

Video posted to Facebook by David Gillaspie showed several homes damaged, some almost submerged, by floodwaters in Jackson, as he drove past on Thursday afternoon.

The National Weather Service warned the threat of flash flooding was expected to continue on Friday. Credit: David Gillaspie via Storyful

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