Flash floods trigger evacuation of businesses in Derry
DERRY, N.H. (AP) — Heavy rains in southern New Hampshire resulted in the evacuation of several businesses in Derry.
Officials say four businesses were evacuated Tuesday, and more than a dozen people were removed safely. WMUR-TV reports the flooding was caused by a local drainage system getting overwhelmed.
Kathy Needham says she was on her way to work when she was told to turn around and go home. Officials say more than a dozen cars became trapped in water up to the headlights.
The row of businesses and the road where they were located remained closed until water levels receded.