Last Updated: Friday, August 9, 2013

Missouri flooding 2013 claims at least 3 lives

Flooding in Missouri, United States has claimed lives of at least three people including a child and his mother.

Flood water swept away their car in Missouri. Another woman was swept away by overflowing creek outside of Jane, in the southwestern region of Missouri, NBC News reported.

More than 100 people were evacuated to safer place Thursday night.

According to Fox2Now, more than 40 roads throughout the state, mostly in central Missouri, remain closed due to flooding.

Flash flood warnings were also in effect in parts of Kansas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee.

More than 50 houses were flooded in Waynesville some days ago.

The National Weather Service has predicted more thunderstorms till Saturday morning. Southern and central Missouri and southeast Kansas are under a flash flood watch through Saturday.

Missouri flooding in 1993 (also called The Great Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Flood of 1993 or Great Flood of 1993) had claimed lives of 50 people. Missouri flood damage was around $15 billion.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 8, 2013