17 Dead in California Mudslides,13 Missing [AbbTakk] 11 Jan, 2018

17 Dead in California Mudslides,13 MissingMonntecto (January 11, 2018): Rescuers used dogs and helicopters to search for victims on Wednesday of powerful mudslides which left at least 17 people dead in a southern California community that is also home to major celebrities including Oprah Winfrey.Heavy rains on Tuesday sent rivers of waist-high mud and debris flowing from the hills into Montecito and other towns in Santa Barbara County northwest of Los Angeles, which are still recovering from last month´s ferocious wildfires.“We are saddened to report that the death toll has now risen to 17,” Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown told reporters, saying it had been “another extremely challenging day.”At least 28 people were injured, authorities said, while 30,000 remained subject to mandatory evacuation orders.Talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who has been touted this week as a possible 2020 candidate for the White House, was among those affected by the mudslides.Winfrey posted a video of herself outside her Montecito mansion wading through near-knee deep mud.Click Play Button To Watch This VideoRelated News:California Mudslides Demolish Homes, 13 KilledDeadliest storm in years hits California, kills two 13 Missing 17 Dead in California 17 Dead in California Mudslides abbtakk Abbtakk english Abbtakk News Abbtakk Updates AbbTakk World califonia English English News Monntecto mud slide mud slide in california US World World News

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