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Heavy rain brings flooding in RI, closed roads. Here's where it was the worst.

Posted on AllSides July 4th, 2023
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Torrential rains flooded Rhode Island cities on Tuesday, putting a damper on Fourth of July festivities. Providence and North Providence, where rain pooled into streets, were particularly hard hit. State police and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation closed Route 10 going southbound as a result. As police and RIDOT vehicles blocked the highway, drivers were detoured onto Union Avenue. A disabled vehicle and crashes were also reported. On Pleasant Valley Parkway, a car was photographed half-submerged in water, while videos on social media showed a person kayaking down the...

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