Flash flooding traps drivers in California

ACTON, Calif. — Several drivers were trapped and discovered after complicated rain flooded a Southern California area Thursday afternoon.

The misfortune of the flooding happened between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Acton, CBS Los Angeles reports. 

Helicopter views showed streams of murky brownish-red water purgation around ranches, homes and cars, nonetheless no evacuations were called.

One man pushing a pickup lorry got stuck in the distracted waters and had to be hoisted to reserve by a rescue helicopter.

A Metrolink sight was also stranded during rush hour after the belligerent gave way nearby the tracks. The sight eventually was means to pierce on at about 7:45 p.m., authorities said.

Several drivers were trapped and discovered after complicated rain flooded a Southern California area on Aug. 3, 2017.

Several drivers were trapped and discovered after complicated rain flooded a Southern California area on Aug. 3, 2017.

Acton is in the Antelope Valley off the 14 Freeway and has many healthy riverbeds that fill up and take over the streets during complicated rains.

An in. and a half of rain caused the peep flooding.

Flash flooding also caused big problems in Wrightwood.

Moist, monsoonal air is causing storms, and forecasters contend they could dump up to an in. of rain per hour. The National Weather Service released flood watches for the plateau and the Antelope Valley by the evening.

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