Digital Desk, San Francisco. Authorities have ordered the evacuation of parts of northern California. There are warnings of danger to life and property around San Francisco and Sacramento. There is a possibility of a terrible storm coming here.
California has been under a state of emergency since Wednesday, with more than 160,000 homes and businesses without power, the BBC reported. The powerful Boom cyclone killed at least two people, including a child. He was killed when a redwood tree fell in Sonoma County on Wednesday evening.
According to weather officials, most parts of the state have been affected by atmospheric rivers. It is moist air blowing in from the ocean that causes heavy rain. The National Weather Service (NW) said California will continue to be affected by atmospheric river conditions through Thursday, with heavy to extremely heavy rainfall, flooding with debris flows and heavy mountain snow. And there is a possibility of landslides with strong winds.
Bars and restaurants were closed Wednesday in San Francisco and surrounding communities, as officials cautioned against driving on the roads. Since the emergency declaration, more than 100 flights were canceled at San Francisco International Airport Huh. Meanwhile, sandbags were distributed to residents to help prevent flooding.
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