Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013

Ohio flooding forces evacuation – Ohio river flood advisory in effect

Flooding in Ohio has forced evacuation of several homeowners with La Rue reported to be worst affected.

Around six to eight people have been rescued by the authorities, local medias reported.

Several state roads and streets in La Rue have been blocked due to floodwater

A flood advisory is in effect for the Ohio River in Pittsburgh until Wednesday afternoon.   

Ohio River flood of 1937 had claimed lives of 385 people with flood damage stretching from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Illinois.

Original post: Natural Disasters List December 23, 2013