Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of ‘historic magnitude’

An upstairs room is visible at a damaged house after its walls and ceiling were ripped off when several tornadoes reportedly touched down, in Linwood, Kansas, U.S., May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Nate Chute

(Reuters) – Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold. More than a week of violent weather, including downpours and deadly tornadoes, has lashed the central United States, […]

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