‘Unprecedented’ US flood season will imperil 200m people, experts warn

Two-thirds of the lower 48 US states will have a heightened risk until May, Noaa forecast says, after severe flooding in the midwest

The severe flooding in the American midwest is set to only be a prelude to “unprecedented” levels of flooding across the US in the coming months that will imperil 200 million people, federal government scientists have warned.

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Source: theguardian