Strong winds, rain and floods swept across the Midwest, the southern united states and an area to the south of the capital, Washington during the week and culminating on Friday. This affected a total of 50 million people of the desolation that stretched from the Gulf of mexico coast to New Jersey.
was delayed or had to be cancelled and a large number of buildings received damage of the torrential rain, several places in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi fell around 28 centimetres of rain in one day.
Six people have been confirmed dead as a result of the storm. A woman died when a tree fell on the caravan she lived in. Two men drowned when they tried to cross a river.
now is over, say meteorologists, strong winds and new rain is on the way which may dilute the already flooded areas. In particular, new year's eve will be regnrik, particularly in the northern and eastern united states, writes CNN.