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California’s risk of a flooding catastrophe – in Los Angeles

There is a flooding catastrophe awaiting California — not only in the Sacramento Delta, but in the Los Angeles region. IMAGE CREDIT: DAVID MARK FROM PIXABAY

Advanced Science News 

There is a flooding catastrophe awaiting California — not only in the Sacramento Delta, but in the Los Angeles region. The Great Flood of 1862 is best remembered for filling the Central Valley of California with flood water, bankrupting the State, and forcing government to move from Sacramento to San Francisco. However, it also struck southern California hard as many small towns were completely destroyed, and the region was cut off for weeks from communication with state leaders in San Francisco and Sacramento.