Vermont Starts Long Road to Recovery from Historic Floods

Vermont Starts Long Road to Recovery from Historic Floods

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Vermont residents and first response contractors have a lot of work to do. 

Storms dumped up to two months’ worth of rain in a couple of days in parts of the region, The Associated Press reported, surpassing the amount that fell when Tropical Storm Irene blew through in 2011 and caused major flooding. 

Officials called the flooding the state's worst natural disaster since floods in 1927, and some suggested storms like this showed the impacts of climate change. More rain is expected in the coming days, and Vermont authorities said that brings the possibility of landslides, according to AP.

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