Damaged California Dam Prompts Urgent Evacuations Of 200K

Nearly 200,000 people living below the tallest dam in the United States have been asked to evacuate as a spillway appeared to be close to collapse.

Authorities issued the abrupt evacuation orders on Monday, saying that a crumbling emergency spillway on the Lake Oroville Dam in California could give way and unleash floodwaters onto communities along the Feather River.

 

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