Cape Gazette

Scenes of flooding in Sussex

Jul 14, 2013
Photo by: Nick Roth A woman crosses the street in front of the Milton Public Library during a heavy rain storm July 12.

The National Weather Service issued flash-flood warning for the Cape Region on July 12.  Drivers were warned to avoid water-covered roads, including Route 24 west of Long Neck Road.

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Flooding in Frankford, Del.
Flooding on July 12 on Bayard Road, near Route 20 in Frankford. (Video by: Daren Criswell)
Heavy rain is slowing traffic at the entrance to Rehoboth Beach. (Photo by: Ryan Mavity)
Some of the worst flooding from the storm has been on Pine Reach in Henlopen Acres, which has flooded the street and adjacent yards. (Photo by: Ryan Mavity)
A car slowly makes its way through the flooded Pine Reach in Henlopen Acres. (Photo by: Ryan Mavity)
Cars splash into standing water on Rehoboth Avenue Extended just before the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal Bridge. (Photo by: Ryan Mavity)
A river of water runs down Union Street in front of the Lydia B. Cannon Museum in Milton. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
The rain swallowed up this yard on Holly Court in Angola by the Bay. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Water covered most of the lawns and roads at Angola by the Bay. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Even bikers had to abandon their rides during the rain. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
This house on Rt 24 lost its yard and shed to the heavy rains. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
This house on Route 24 took on the high waters of the heavy rains and made it hard to come and go from the home. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Christian Street in downtown Rehoboth was covered with a few inches of water during the downpour Friday, July 12. (Source: Submitted)
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