Forty-three people are still missing
California authorities reported that the number of victims of mud flows and landslides that destroyed houses and roads, eighteen: the youngest died three years, the oldest eighty-nine.
43 people are still missing.
In rescue operations involved more than 1,250 people that use drones, sniffer dogs and heavy construction equipment.
Some areas were covered with layer of thick mud up to 4.6 meters. The search for survivors under such conditions is difficult. One of the most famous and beautiful roads in California – highway 101 – in the County of Santa Barbara is covered by a layer of mud as thick as two meters.