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29-7-2022  

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says 16 people died in floods. As rescuers struggle to reach hard-to-reach places, that number is projected to double, including children."It's going to grow a lot higher," Beshear remarked Friday morning.Beshear told CNN's Brianna Keilar, "We've lost several families."

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The governor said eastern Kentucky regularly floods, but "we've never seen anything like this." Rescuers are working around the clock to reach regions where heavy rain Wednesday night into Thursday flooded highways."We can't reach many individuals because of washed-out roads.

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Strong current. Some water rescues are unsafe "Beshear. Swollen floodwaters swept away bridges, knocked off electricity, and pushed some inhabitants to their rooftops. Some homes and automobiles were inundated or washed away by floods, which was compounded by wet streams and grounds.

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Beshear reported houses were "blown away in the middle of the night"Governor says hundreds of Kentuckians lost everything. Thousands have been affected, he added.Beshear stated no one is missing. Cell coverage is spotty in several regions, making communication difficult.

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"Getting a good number will be difficult," remarked the governor.Beshear stated 11 deaths were in Knott County, 1 in Perry, 2 in Letcher, and 2 in Clay.Swollen floodwaters swept away bridges, knocked off electricity, and pushed some inhabitants to their rooftops. Some homes and automobiles were inundated or washed away by floods, which was compounded by wet streams and grounds.

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Beshear reported houses were "blown away in the middle of the night"Beshear stated no one is missing. Cell coverage is spotty in several regions, making communication difficult. "Getting a good number will be difficult," remarked the governor.Beshear stated 11 deaths were in Knott County, 1 in Perry, 2 in Letcher, and 2 in Clay.

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People in Hazard, Perry County, are "overwhelmed," Mayor Donald "Happy" Mobelini told CNN Friday."Downtown Hazard isn't too damaged. It's destructive in rural places ""Mobelini," Some properties that have stood for 50 or 75 years are submerged, he added.

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Seven of the city's nine bridges are inaccessible, claimed the mayor.The town awaits more fatalities, he added."Today is sad," remarked Mobelini. "It's awful, but this is the first time I recall a loss of life, and we don't know what it looks like." "We're so overwhelmed, we don't know what to ask for," Mayor "Happy" Mobelini told CNN Friday morning.

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"In downtown Hazard, there's not much damage. Outlying regions are devastated "- MobeliniSome houses that have stood for 50 or 75 years without water are inundated.Seven of the city's nine bridges are inaccessible, claimed the mayor.The town awaits more fatalities, he added."Today is sad," remarked Mobelini. "It's awful, but this is the first time I recall a loss of life, and we don't know what it looks like."

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