Flooding devastates parts of the Midwest
Clip: 03/19/2019 | 1m 57s
Parts of the Midwest are reeling from major flooding this week due to a massive late-winter storm. Across Iowa and Nebraska, thousands of people had to be evacuated, roads and other infrastructure were destroyed and buildings were submerged by rising waters. Rivers hit record levels in 41 places across the region, including 17 in Nebraska alone. William Brangham reports.
Aired: 03/19/19Video has closed captioning.
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