Jan 11, 2018

Southern California Mudslides Aftermath Becomes Desperate Search for Survivors in Montecito

Montecito, CA
USA
by
Sean Breslin
,
The Weather Channel
This crumbled car shows the force of the mudslide as debris roared through Montecito. Photo: James Cook via Twitter @BBCJAmesCool
This crumbled car shows the force of the mudslide as debris roared through Montecito. Photo: James Cook via Twitter @BBCJAmesCool

At least 17 people died Tuesday in mudslides in Southern California, and more than a dozen remain missing.

Heavy rain fell on multiple large burn scars Tuesday morning, triggering the mudslides.

The disaster left hundreds stranded and needing rescue from their homes.