Heavy Rain Triggers Severe Flooding in Santa Cruz County

Heavy rainfall triggered severe flooding in parts of Northern California, on Saturday, December 31, prompting temporary evacuation orders, local media said.

Footage captured by Twitter user shows rising waters around Soquel Creek in Capitola, located in Santa Cruz County, on Saturday afternoon.

According to Santa Cruz County on Saturday evening, the neighboring town of Soquel was flooded and street closures were in place. Credit: @KRice7 via Storyful

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