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Heavy rain in Santa Rosa, California, swelled local creeks and caused street flooding on Sunday, October 24, as an “atmospheric river” hit Northern California.Video posted by the Santa Rosa Fire Department on Sunday shows fast moving water at the confluence of two creeks at Flat Rock Park. The department also shared video showing a flooded street in the area. Santa Rosa is located around 50 miles north of San Francisco.An urban and small stream flood advisory for the Santa Rosa area was in place at least until 3 pm, the National Weather Service reported. Credit: Santa Rosa Fire Department via Storyful
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Northern California found itself in the crosshairs of a powerful “atmospheric river” on the morning of October 24, as heavy rainfall moved into the region.As of Sunday morning, more than two inches of rain had fallen over the previous 24 hours in San Francisco, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Higher totals were reported in Santa Rosa and elevated areas north of San Francisco. The storm system was also expected to dump feet of snow at higher altitudes in the Sierra Nevada.Bay Area transit authorities reported disruptions to service due to the weather.This footage, taken in San Francisco on Sunday morning, shows stormy weather in the city. Credit: Edie Schaffer via Storyful
Australia will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not pass legislation about the goal. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would instead rely on consumers and companies to push towards emission reductions. Australia had so far refused to join countries such as the UK and US in pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week.
A powerful “atmospheric river” moved through Northern California on the morning of October 24, brining heavy rainfall to the region, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.As of Sunday afternoon, the NWS said up to 5.16 inches of rain had fallen over some parts of San Francisco during the previous 24 hours. Flood warnings were issued for the San Francisco area and motorists were warned not to attempt to drive through the floods.This footage shared by the San Francisco Fire Department shows vehicles stuck in floodwater. Later in the footage, residents and fire crews can be seen clearing flooded streets and removing downed trees. Credit: San Francisco Fire Department via Storyful
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