Jun 28, 2016

Flooding Swamps Birmingham, Alabama; House Fire Started By Lightning in Fultondale

Fultondale, AL
USA
by
Sean Breslin
,
Weather Underground
Floodwaters rise up around cars in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, June 27, 2016. Photo: Instagram/b.nektarmark
Floodwaters rise up around cars in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, June 27, 2016. Photo: Instagram/b.nektarmark

Parts of Birmingham, Alabama, were under water Monday afternoon and evening as a round of strong storms dumped torrential rainfall on the city.

WIAT.com reported streets around the University of Alabama at Birmingham were heavily impacted by standing water following the storms, and cars were stranded on several of those roadways. Emergency crews were out all over the city assisting motorists stuck in the floodwaters, the report added.

Water rescues were reported on Finley Avenue just northwest of downtown Birmingham, according to the National Weather Service