Twenty-two people are reported to have lost their lives in the Tennessee flood while more than fifty people were declared missing in Humphreys County.
The flood was said to have started on Saturday washing away local roads and bridges and plunging the entire area into a power outage that affects thousands of residents.
Names of missing persons have been placed on a notice board as rescue teams rigorously search remnants of fallen buildings for chances of finding missing people.
People announced searching for family members that have gone missing due to the flood.
About 20 people lost their lives in Waverly town while the remaining who lost their lives were from another local town in the county.
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Governor Bill Lee who visited the place on Sunday expressed how aggrieved he was at the death and damages caused by the flood.
A woman was reported to have walked up to the governor to explain how hurt she was on her newfound discovery that her friend had been killed, and this created an intensely emotional moment.
Rescue officials fear the number of those that lost their lives would increase as time advances, and officials are hoping the state gained more of a speedy recovery.
In less than a day the rain that fell in Humphreys county rose to 17 inches and was unfortunately reported to have merely been a preparatory phase of the flood.
Experts explain that global warming was a leading cause of the flood since the world’s temperature had intensified by 1.2C ever since industrialism has taken over; which means that the governments would have to make a lot of sacrifices to challenge industrial wastes prodding climate hazards.