Flash Flooding Submerges Roads in Vestavia Hills, Alabama

The National Weather Service in Alabama issued a flash flood warning for the north-central Shelby and southeastern Jefferson counties on August 23 as thunderstorms swept through the area.

Social media users shared footage of flooded roads and submerged vehicles in Pelham, an area south of Birmingham, where the weather service said over 4 inches of rain had fallen in a short period of time on Friday.

This footage was filmed on Rocky Ridge Road in Vestavia Hills, a city in Alabama’s Jefferson and Shelby counties. Credit: @WXpls via Storyful