Intense Flash Flooding Destroys Homes on Hawaii's Maui Island

Intense flooding destroyed homes in Maui, Hawaii on Monday, March 8, after a storm cell dumped a deluge of rain across the region.

This video uploaded by Instagram user Brendan McGill, shows motorists braving the torrential downpour as floodwaters begin to submerge a busy street.

According to the County of Maui “at least half a dozen homes were heavily damaged or destroyed according to early reports” on Tuesday, March 9.

Authorities also asked residents who evacuated their homes on Monday to “stay away from the area until there is an ‘all clear’ announcement.” Credit: Heidi McGill via Storyful