'Intense' Rain Causes Flooding in Zapopan

“Intense” rain caused flooding affected greater Guadalajara on Monday, June 6, officials said.

Rain and wind on Monday afternoon and into the evening downed trees and caused flooding that stranded motorists in the city of Zapopan, firefighters said.

According to Zapopan officials, 71.2 mm (2.8 in) of rain fell and winds of more than 80 km/h (49.7 mph) were recorded.

At least three people trapped by rising waters were rescued by the Civil Protection and Fire Department.

Twitter user Laurette said she filmed this footage on Av Juan Pablo II in Zapopan on Monday. Credit: @Laurette0999 via Storyful

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