Washington under water after torrential rains

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Washington under the waters. Heavy rains fell on the US capital on Monday, resulting in multiple rescue operations in the area, the Washington Post said.

Between seven and ten centimeters of water were found, flooding some parts of the city, as evidenced by videos posted on social networks by residents.

According to a specialist of the weather channel "The Weather Channel", Greg DiamondMonday has become one of the ten wettest days of July in 50 minutes of waterfalls. The Washington Post says Monday was one of the rainiest 25 days in the city since 1871.

Storms of water were seen falling from a subway station, motorists stuck on the roofs of their cars, and according to a CNBC correspondent, a flood would have started in the basement of the White House.

Still according to the Washington Post, train traffic was suspended in the south of the capital, and 8,000 homes were without electricity on Monday morning. Some neighborhoods, including areas along the Potomac River, have been closed to traffic and relief workers have done dozens of interventions for people trapped in their cars.

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