The Oklahoman

Communitie­s in Alabama still cleaning up after deadly flooding


PELHAM, Ala. – Communitie­s affected by last week’s flash flooding, which left roads and neighborho­ods underwater and killed four people in Alabama, are still working to clean up the mess and address persistent drainage issues that seem to be getting worse. Near Birmingham in Shelby County, where emergency management officials have assessed damage to 250 homes, the city of Pelham earmarked $500,000 for storm cleanup, and crews are making rounds to collect as much debris as possible, WBRC-TV reported.

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