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After The Wildfires, SoCal Now Faces Deadly Mudslides And Flooding

Mudslides and flooding in Southern California have turned deadly after several inches of rainfall fell on the area.
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After The Wildfires, SoCal Now Faces Deadly Mudslides And Flooding

Heavy rain in Southern California has caused flooding, mudslides, freeway closures and deaths.

Emergency crews have rescued several people in the Santa Barbara County area, where some homes and buildings have been wiped out.

Thousands of people are under evacuation orders, both mandatory and voluntary.  

Wildfires recently devastated the coastal community, leaving bare areas from burned vegetation vulnerable to the dangers that heavy rains can bring.

The National Weather Service Los Angeles recorded more than an inch of rain per hour early Tuesday and warns while the steady flow may slow down, flooding is still a threat.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.