Dozen homes, several roads flood in Vandalia, Ill. after heavy rainfall

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 2, 2013 at 5:54 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 2 at 6:54 PM

(KMOV) – At least a dozen homes in Vandalia, Ill. were flooded after showers poured down on the region on Tuesday.

According to John Moyer with the Vandalia Streets Department, at least seven roads and a park were also underwater as a result of the heavy rain fall.

Residents told News 4 a local Walmart and First Bank near the interstate were also flooded, causing at least one vehicle to slide into a ditch.

Moyer said the city had received at least five inches of rain over few-hour span.

 

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