‘Rare’ Grand Canyon flooding forces 100 to evacuate near park

Posted on AllSides August 23rd, 2023
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More than 100 people were evacuated Tuesday from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim in Arizona following mass flooding, according to local officials. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release it responded to reports of up to 3 inches of rainfall in Tusayan, located at the southern entrance of the Grand Canyon, that led to flash floods. While no injuries were reported, hotels and residences in the area received evacuation orders, and various sites throughout the county closed due to the emergency. A flood advisory from the National...

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