Interesting that it happened now. We had heavy rains, but nothing to speak of in the past few days. The weather has actually been quite nice.
The news said they had 11+ inches of rain in that area - I’m guessing they meant so far this month. I suppose it takes awhile for the water to get down through the soils and into where the slippery slide plane is. Or, just the weight of the soil, given enough time, will finally give.
Sounds like the risk of a flashflood is low - so that is good news. Not much condolence for those that have lost loved ones and all that they own I suppose. I can’t imagine. Prayers that they have the comfort of others tonight.