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Widespread flooding across San Diego after wettest January day on record

A car sits along a flooded road during a rain storm Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, in San Diego. (Gregory Bull/AP)
A car sits along a flooded road during a rain storm Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, in San Diego. (Gregory Bull/AP)

San Diego was deluged in record rainfall for a January day on Monday leading to widespread flooding and a state of emergency being declared for the Southern California city. Video footage showed roads turned to rivers and cars, trash cans and many other large items being swept away in high currents.

Host Scott Tong gets the latest from the city this morning in the aftermath from KPBS reporter Alexander Nguyen.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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