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2 killed when NC house collapses after rainfall causing mudslide



Two people died after a house collapsed in North Carolina due to floods and mudslides, wbtv.com reported.

The Boone Police Department confirmed that two people in Watauga County's apartment collapsed on Wednesday in Boone, North Carolina

The collapse, which rescuers responded to at about 5:00 pm, is believed to have affected the storm The 24-hour period ended Wednesday morning and contributed to the already saturated by two weeks of rainy soil, which was 10 to 20 inches in parts of the mountains ,

The police reported that a team from the Asheville City Search and Rescue Department had helped first responders

"The people of North Carolina must continue to take these conditions seriously because they are deadly," Governor Roy Cooper said a press conference on Wednesday afternoon.

The governor declared a declaration of state of emergency for mountainous areas in North Carolina Wednesday

Check for updates about this developing history.


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