Deadliest floods in U.S. history

Published On: Jun 27 2012 09:21:54 AM PDT   Updated On: Sep 12 2013 08:29:12 AM PDT

Flooding in Colorado has left three people dead, prompted hundreds to be evacuated, caused building collapses and stranded cars. Take a look at these floods named the 10 deadliest in U.S. history.

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1. Johnstown Flood (1889) -- Several days of heavy rainfall caused the collapse of the South Fork Dam north of Johnstown, Penn., killing an estimated 2,200 people. The disaster was the first major relief effort handled by the fledgling American Red Cross.


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